My full-length book, Where We Think It Should Go, can be yours via Octopus Books, Small Press Distribution, or Amazon. We better celebrate these hard copies while we can. When I'm not writing poetry, I teach amazing young people who are blind. I believe in a healthier future.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Fertile discussion among Lauren Levin, Jared Stanley, and others is happening on the Mrs. Maybe blog, Mrs. Maybe's Seance. I cannot read white on black at 12:18 PM on Tuesday. But check it out if your eyes are strong.
Goodbye to Clay Banes's reading series at Pegasus!

-I didn't make it to the last few, but I made it to quite a few.
-Standing behind the reader on the balcony, staring at the wheelchair lift when the room was crowded.
-Or in the proper places, staring at the Earth stickers on the chairs.
-Awe at the excellent excellent roster of readers.
-Looking at all the internet books in a real home on the shelf there.
-I don't really like HiTek Burrito.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Library news. At SFSU, and probably elsewhere, you can search the library catalog, find what you want, and send the title & call number to your phone in a text message for free! That is amazing.

I am sure the Braille makes it sooo much easier to find!
Braille Blank Notebook
You know what would be even cooler? A HANDMADE Braille Blank notebook. Don't be fooled; this Braille was made by a machine.

Monday, June 9, 2008

I don't know if you're into Fecal Face, the art website, collective, gallery thing. But good old Josh was finally pictured on the labyrinthine website last week.
Bronze @ Harrison Street Warehouse (5.31.08)
You gotta scroll down for a while. He's not one of the main figures; he's behind an elbow sitting on the raised floor. It was a good party. Bronze is my new favorite live band. They're playing tonight at The Knockout.
No more Poetry in Motion on the New York subways is truly a SHAME!


Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Don't forget to vote if you can today. In San Francisco, crazy things to vote for (like ending rent control (statewide) and punishing moral turpitude). Vote unless you think I'm an idiot for wanting us to vote. I'm probably missing something. Your ideology is probably more developed than mine.

On the back of the Voter Information Pamphlet, it says my polling place is wheelchair accessible. Then it is stamped: "5% slope." So much about life here is determined by hills. I often regret living even on the edge of one. They made my polling place uphill.

They made the Regional Transit Discount ID card office in a place it could take hours to get to, with an entrance in the middle of a rocky, disintegrating parking lot with no sidewalks and hazardous tunnels entrances nearby. Right next to it is a polling place.

Monday, June 2, 2008

He reminds me of Carlos Weider, but in a good way. Tao Lin Store


Sunday, June 1, 2008

Check out that rad Puerto Rican campaign poster: it's Hillary Clinton, but I wish it were me.