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fever dream

I am at a conference with a poet I admire. In my dream. In my dream, I am at a conference with this poet. He isn’t the keynote speaker, or even a presenter. He just sits next to me (as … Continue reading

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The Monolith, the Radiator, his Angel and her Ice Scraper

i was recently challenged by a friend on facebook to do something that didn’t involve dumping a bucket of ice water on my head. this rather less-chilling challenge asked for 15 movies that influenced my life. as i am a … Continue reading

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Stage Directions

so, in my 31 plays 31 days quest, i had a wild hair to write an “Act Without Words” in tribute to Samuel Beckett. that wild hair apparently smoothed out, and i was prepared to pluck it from my mind-scalp. … Continue reading

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Robin Hood #6. Mos Def

one of my other inspirations for Robin Hood was this quote from Mos Def’s ‘Life in Marvelous Times’ (off The Ecstatic, which is pretty much fantastic)… basic survival requires super heroics no space in the budget for a cape soon … Continue reading

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