Piccolo Spoleto’s Sundown Poetry

I am over-the-moon to announce that I will be reading at the Piccolo Spoleto’s Sundown Poetry series at the Dock Street Theatre Courtyard on Thursday, June 6, at 6:30 p.m. I get to stand on stage and read for you. I can’t tell you what an honor that is. To read,...

Poetry is to Blame

Poetry is to blame. I haven’t posted for a while. I have been working on my second collection of poetry. Like most projects, it’s been tough going. I have a few more poems to write and then I will start the process of trying to find a publisher. The poems in this...

I have people to thank

I have people to thank and to be thankful for. My singer songwriter friend, Lang Owen and my good buddy, the poet Al Black made the winter so much brighter by dreaming up a fabulous collaboration called, “Two Hats and a Ponytail.” Lang is the true talent of the group....

Buxton Books

I really enjoyed meeting new friends and seeing old ones at the reading at Buxton Books. Polly and Tiger are the engaging owners of this wonderful and intimate bookstore. Their staff were exceptionally kind and made this a special evening for everyone. My friend, the...

Waccamaw Library

I want to thank the Waccamaw Library, the Friends of the Waccamaw Library, and Daniel Cross Turner for his help with the event. I am especially grateful to Libby Bernardin and Cliff Saunders and to the South Carolina Poetry Society for sponsoring the Tea and Poetry...

Home Fires

Thanks again for checking out my blog. The poem, “Home Fires” appears on page 30 in the recently released edition of Fall Lines, Volume 5, 2018. I thank Cindi Boiter, Ray McManus, Kyle Petersen, and Tony Tallent for selecting and publishing this collection of poetry...