Category Archives: poetry

Onward through the tremors

A few weeks ago, the artistic collective I’m a part of, Spiderweb Salon, did a “ladies’ night,” where all the performers were women. Among the music, shadow puppet show, short films, and performance art, there were quite a few who … Continue reading

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Caught in a Spiderweb

There’s an artistic collective around here called Spiderweb Salon, which originally was a group of friends who would get together to drink and share poetry, stories, and maybe some music. Since Denton is home to two universities, one of which … Continue reading

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BIG SUR

With luck, I’ll be traveling to another realm this weekend – Big Sur. Henry Miller, author of “Tropic of Cancer” and “Tropic of Capricorn” (among others) lived here and had his ashes scattered here, and my favorite, Kerouac, was inspired … Continue reading

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A note about accidental awesome, part 2

I recently read a line that said “all artists do something to make themselves sick.” It struck a chord in me, because I wonder if in our subconscious we do damage ourselves so that we can make it into art. How fucked … Continue reading

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A note about accidental awesome, part 1

A while back I was at a poetry reading / dissection with my old Linguistics professor, Hajj. I showed up mainly because the subject was Wallace Stevens, one of my favorite (if not my absolute favorite) poets. We were dissecting … Continue reading

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