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FlowPoetry: The 9th Ward, #42

It has now been 11 full years since Hurricane Katrina came ashore and caused devastation and destruction. I remember following along with the news reports coming out of New Orleans and aching for those...

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FlowPoetry: Inspiration, #41

These two companion pieces are called “Inspiration” and “New Nature.” They arose around the same time and fit together for me both on the page and in performance.  In silence I hear music. When...

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FlowPoetry: For Ryōkan, #40

Ryōkan Taigu (1758-1831) was a Japanese Zen monk and poet in the tradition of the “Great Fools” of Zen poetry.  He was known for his “crazy” ways which included activities like the occasional drink...

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FlowPoetry: Detroit Steam, #39

I love trains and steam engines most of all. The size and power, the smoke and the sounds, and the way they are inter-woven through the history of our country all fascinate me. This...