Fearless Nate-recently appeared in Fall Lines Volume 6

When nine-year-old Nate arrived at Camp Logan, an upstate wilderness camp for kids with emotional disabilities, his stare was indecipherable. He unloaded his duffle bag from the van in an uncoiling motion. There wasn’t an ounce of fat on Nate’s nine-year old frame. I...

Piccolo Spoleto-Sundown Poetry Series

Before my reading at the Sundown Poetry Series at Piccolo Spoleto, I roamed the streets of Charleston contemplating moments of joy.  The weather was ominous and dark clouds swept into the city and it was if the day was telling me that this too was joy. For lives are...

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...