Upcoming events, thoughts, musings, and ruminations.December 7, 2023I refuse to let Jewish identity be defined by the murderous racists, authoritarians, fanatics, fundamentalists, and psychopaths currently governing Israel, to its shame and destruction. I come from an opposite tradition. The Judaism I received from my ancestors and have sought to pass to my...December 4, 2023When I was young, it used to be contended that the Holocaust was unique among all other holocausts because of the Nazis' technological approach, turning murder into an industrial process. I believed this, which perhaps is why I am so viscerally disgusted to learn that claim of uniqueness just...October 30, 2023The reading on October 29 in honor of Fomite Press went off very well. Attendance and book sales exceeded my expectations, my reading was very well received, and several people came up to me afterwards to tell me about ways in which my poems had moved them. It doesn't get much better than...
A passage from Seth's third book, Once Was Lost
What I had for lunch through most of August. Ceci n'est pas un sandwich.
Fox says, now your eyes are closed
A poem from my current book-in-progress. Fox is a major character, clever and wry as his name implies, who enjoys giving me advice laced with a good helping of snark.
Fox says where are your feet
This poem was born on June 30, 2022. It's part of my current book project.