February 18, 2020 audio the cure// play for today// staring at the sea: the singles sonic youth// schizophrenia// sister sister fredrick lonberg-holm// morton gets the urge// V.A. Alphabetical Uploads of Whacked Out Singles ::set break:: yma sumac// monos// y pants// beautiful food joan armatrading// rosie// track record stew and the negro problem// submarine down// post […]Read more "Second edition of The Tenderness Junction"
February 4, 2020 audio ariel pink’s haunted graffiti//round & round//before today madonna//live to tell j. dilla//my victory//rebirth of detroit instrumentals catherine wagner//[some exercises from her reading at Xavier in Cincinnati on 4/15/2010] mary j. blige//sweet thing//what’s the 411? nina simone//turn! turn! turn! (to everything there is a season)//to love somebody jayne cortez//solo 1970//celebrations and solitudes […]Read more "Debut Edition of the Tenderness Junction on WGXC 90.7FM Acra-Catskill-Hudson"
Below are pictures of the Greer Lankton view finder that I still have from the Cranbrook Art Museum’s installation of “It’s all about ME, Not You” exhibit from 1998. Below those are a poem that I wrote about the exhibit. The poem won a contest in a local magazine called The Contemporary Muse, which was coming out of Port […]Read more "the view finder and the poem I have from and for Greer Lankton from when I was 17"
I had a dream last night that I didn’t know who my family was. In fact, everyone’s families were confused, overlapping, misdirected, misidentified. I introduced Pascal’s parents to my parents. His parents were French-speaking Canadians from Montreal. My parents were Chinese, yet French-speaking. In another version, both sets of parents belonged to him, and I […]Read more "I had a dream last night that I didn’t know who my family was"
I’m supposed to be writing a book called Dreams, so today I searched my computer for “dream.” I typed out the names of all the files that apparently have something to do with “dream” and then I read the whole list. It took 18 min 59 sec to read the list and took a long […]Read more "Dream Come True"
Below is a letter I wrote to political activist and poet, Marie Buck. It is is in response to her response, “Organization and Aesthetics,” to Josef Kaplan’s piece, “Theses on an Aesthetics of Violence.” She’d sent me an email asking for my thoughts, but since I was in Harpers Ferry , WV, I couldn’t reply […]Read more "Teaching/ Reading"