He turned from the bar with two drinks in his hand and walked towards me, sitting at the dining room table. Handing me one of the glasses, he said with a smile, “I hope you enjoy it.”

The bar was located in the dining room of his house, which was…

Irreversible Entanglements at Creative Alliance, Baltimore, June 11, 2021

A question was proposed to me recently. “What is the most contemporary music I’ve heard? A sound that borrows from past cultures but collages those sounds into something unique and entirely of the moment.” …

I am reading the poems of Raymond Carver. When I can, I read these poems out loud. It helps me understand the pacing of the punctuation and lineation. This only can occur when I am alone. My preference would be to read these poems alone. And write at a desk…

This morning, I woke up grateful from a dream. Grateful that it was only a dream. A bad dream. A nightmare, really:

In a few hours, I was to be acting in a musical. A lead part. At first I thought I only need to know the lines and choreography…

Four Eggs

I open up the fridge on a Friday afternoon.

Leftovers: Four eggs; a near empty jar of sun-dried tomatoes; a container of ricotta that is half full; the butt of a hard Italian cheese, the kind I do not recall; homemade bread crumbs from the remains of a…

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