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Hedgerow #6

I have a poem called “Unnamed” on the 6th issue of this lovely site, Hedgerow: A Journal of Small Poems. Take a few minutes and read some beautiful poetry. Oh, then send them some of your own! Advertisements

Louder Than Long Beach On November 15, 2014

Louder Than Long Beach is back and we get to join the fun! Saturday, November 15th, from 2-10 p.m., come to the Bungalow Building at 729 N. Pine Ave and spend the day full of music, art, and poetry. Nancy Lynée Woo and I will join our friend Fernando Gallegos and other Long Beach creatives bringing you […]

October 25, 2014 @ Steamed in Long Beach

 Although it’s not on this flyer, my poetry partner, Nancy Lynée Woo and I are going to read some poetry with some of our favorite people celebrating the art of Esmeralda Villalobos, Sean Blake and Fernando Gallegos of The Chrome Pigeons, and more! Come by Steamed and hang out with us for a while.

October 23, 2014 @ Public Beer and Wine

The Truth of My Skin

Pores in my skin once empty are now full of black coarse hairs. Growth once fine and translucent, now pushes out beyond the surface, my body in rebellion of my mind Cells on my left eyelid multiply fast in an unmatched race against the right, laying in tiny folds along the crease, I cannot blink […]

Cadence Poets at Lucid Moose Lit Launch

Cadence Poets at Lucid Moose Lit Launch

Originally posted on Cadence Collective: Long Beach Poets:
In September, long time contributor, Nancy Lynée Woo with myself, Sarah Thursday, set out to launch Lucid Moose Lit, a press focused on social justice issues, and an anthology called Gutters & Alleyways:Perspectives on Poverty and Struggle. In the months prior, we received hundred of submissions, a…

The dA Center for the Arts in Pamona

Come to The dA Center for the Arts for The San Gabriel Valley Literary Festival‘s monthly reading and open mic.  I am featuring with Alexis Fancher, the author of How I Lost My Virginity To Michael Cohen and Other Heart Stab Poems. The dA Center is a beautiful art gallery/creative center. If you live in the area, […]

Not Sleeping

I can’t keep not sleeping at night I can’t keep letting all those         open cupboard doors pull my shoulder blades I can’t keep hoping for that miracle         change black tea         into coffee and cream I can’t keep recycling those words         said and unsaid replies and responses never meet resolution I can’t […]

Video from night at TALB!

Last Friday night, I got to have a phenomenal evening with all of my favorite things: music, poetry, teachers, friends, family, and even my mom’s dog! Though not of these made the video (my mom and her dog are not featured), most of them are highlighted here on this amazing montage put together by the […]

Saturday Afternoon Poetry in Pasadena

Sarah Thursday and Nancy Lynée Woo are at it again! We have been very busy bees launching a new press, Lucid Moose Lit, and feel it’s time to get back to how we first became poetry partners, by reading you a full set of our own poems. Join us in Pasadena in the back room […]