Month: September 2007

  • deja voodoo

    coming into barcelona, i told lady “barcelona best be nicer to us this time since we’re giving her a second chance.” the barcelona gods laughed, then picked my pocket. then sent us off to a never ending bus-land of the lost and damned. entering the subway car at the train station, two twenty-something spanish thugs […]

  • New issue of the City! NO WAY HOME, DIRECTION UNKNOWN

    I’ll be back in cyberland next Thursday. Traveling back to the States & it’ll take us a while. Before I go, here’s the new issue of the City zine: New issue of the City! NO WAY HOME, DIRECTION UNKNOWN Issue 20 Fall 2007 The City Poetry Zine is characterized by a kind of patchouli […]

  • of one all

    to love the country of self, of one or to love the country of life, of all the first decays the second grows

  • 4 in the morning

    foto by smith it’s 4 in the morning and i feel like the unwiped backside of some cosmic debris – i can’t breathe, my throat’s swollen swallowless, and my normal ever-present ambient pain level is amped to the gills. reality’s telling a joke and i’m its bad backass punch line. there’s nose pills i can […]

  • pay now suffer later

    foto by smith so hard to suffer now for some mythical improved future. instead of eating less and exercising, i’m eating cookies and looking for more. we’ve tomorrow to wind up south france, pack, and head for spain day after. 3 days barcelona we fly to new york. 1 night new york then endless amtrak […]

  • is / is not

    foto by smith “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Social Contract, 1763 i’m reading that at the end of the 1700s, western civilization consisted of the irreconcilable – rationalist versus romantic, scientific versus artistic, deliberation and reason versus passion and instinct. i don’t see where there’s a problem […]

  • always have paris

    foto by smith found this old video of my 35 pound heavier self reading poetry 14 years ago in the basement of wildflower (now lemko hall). it’s on The Lit site. Lady K and i will be the featured readers at The Literary Cafe next month. it’ll be our 1st american reading after 14 months […]

  • paris photo blog

    les marches aux puces les marches aux puces les marches aux puces street mirror metro station we’ll always have paris

  • to paris & back

    foto by smith in these 14 months of traveling anywhere but america, i’ve found 2 things generally true: the bigger the city, the fatter the people and the unhappier their faces – and – the less the sun shines, the fatter the people and the unhappier their faces. i’ve also found in our journey 2 […]

  • porter paris

    collage by smith since we’re heading for 3 days in paris, i sent my lady this… I Love Paris Words and Music by Cole Porter I love Paris in the springtime I love Paris in the fall. I love Paris in the winter when it drizzles I love Paris in the summer when it sizzles. […]