Second edition of The Tenderness Junction

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 […]

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Debut Edition of the Tenderness Junction on WGXC 90.7FM Acra-Catskill-Hudson

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 […]

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the view finder and the poem I have from and for Greer Lankton from when I was 17

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 […]

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I had a dream last night that I didn’t know who my family was

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 […]

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