Poetry

Poetry: Another Late Night

Sadly, it seems there'll be no Leather this week. Once again, there's just too much to be done, and by the time I get home I'm way too tired to consider writing. And so it'll be a poetic week instead. This is another poem written as a response to a painting from an Art History… Continue reading Poetry: Another Late Night

Mythology

The Arrogant Writer and the Beached Mermaid

This entry is part 16 of 25 in the series The Mythology of the Modern World

Welcome once again to the Myth of the Week. I've been putting together a list of myth requests from those folks what answered the last couple of open calls, to make sure I don't forget any of the ones I can answer (sadly, I don't always have the answer. I wish that I did.) What… Continue reading The Arrogant Writer and the Beached Mermaid

Poetry

Poetry: Pippo Spano

This is late. I'm sick. Thursdays are random anyway, so what the heck. This is actually the first poem I ever published, in an issue of the Black Fly Review. It was written for an art history class where we had to select a specific painting and give a response. The example was a poem,… Continue reading Poetry: Pippo Spano

Poetry

Two Poems from the 90’s

It's Thursday, and that means it's another Random day. Today, we're going to have a couple of poems I wrote in the 90's. The first is called "Gypsy Bell," written in Fort Kent, Maine, during the initial love affair I had with poetry. The second is called "Calliope and I" and was written in Seattle,… Continue reading Two Poems from the 90’s