The Yellow Desert Poems

The Yellow Desert, paper collage, 2020 i. the notion of being civilized is  heightened by shadows an infinite crust of time a sense of music to hold onto at the center of  dawn, earth cries —is vibrant, mellow, happy we are the bystanders relics of liquid freedom ii. the mind breathes in  strange waves  dense  [...]

Off Channel

My latest experiment in collage art, "Off Channel." Several images in this collage came from a 1945 issue of Life magazine (pasted on a 12x12" paint swatch). The magazine, which I was so looking forward to receiving, came in a bundle of three vintage magazines I had ordered from a private seller in Vancouver, BC [...]

Very High Cosmos

For the past few weeks, I've seriously curtailed my creative activity. Two of my last poems, Red Sailboat and Slo Shook, for me, represented a struggle. In my eyes, they lacked magic, passion, excitement. All the little ecstasies of spontaneous creation. Which I thought I might find again by doing something new and experimental with [...]