“New Potato” Poem Video from Professor Clown on Parade

Check out my new poem video for “New Potato” (from Professor Clown on Parade) It has lots of gratuitous pictures of potatoes.)

“We Visit My Mother…” Published in the 2017 Altadena Poetry Review

Altadena Poetry Review - Anthology 2017
Thanks very much to the editors of the Altadena Poetry Review for including my poem “We Visit My Mother at Poiley Tzedek Cemetery” in the 2017 anthology! (From my book “Donut Famine”) I’m included with many other poets in this collection, the proceeds of which benefit the Altadena Library District. Check it out here.

2 Cat Poems Published in “Paw Prints in Verse” Anthology

Paw Prints in Verse
Thanks to Stacy Savage for including a couple of my cat-centric poems in the new anthology “Paw Prints in Verse.” All proceeds from sales go to support Ernie’s Heart Pet Food Pantry in Indiana. Check it out here: http://amzn.to/2oyMnKa

My Last Thought published by Silver Birch Press

Rick Lupert Meets Art Garfunkel
Thanks to Silver Birch Press for publishing my poem “My Last Thought” in their Lost & Found series in which I wax on about meeting Art Garfunkel. Check it out here!

Harmony in Unison Facebook Live Reading

I did a live reading in the Harmony in Union Facebook group today. Check it out! Thanks to Stacy Beyer and Beth Schafer for hosting me in their sacred virtual space!

My poem “Inauguration Day” published at Unlikely Stories.

Unlikely Stories
Thanks to the good folks at Unlikely Stories for publishing my poem “Inauguration Day”, written January 20, 2017 Check it out here.

I’ve Received the 2017 Ted Slade Award from Poetry Kit

Ted Slade Award
Thank you very much to the editors of The Poetry Kit for awarding me, this past week with the 13th Annual Ted Slade Award for my work on the Poetry Super Highway website over the last 20 years. It’s an honor to be recognized by an international poetry organization that has been also doing the work of ensuring the continuance and development of poetry in our world. A special thanks to Poetry Kit’s Jim Bennett for nominating me. Read more about the award and my ‘official’ response here.

Inauguration Day Poem

Despite the rain…

Donut Famine Facebook Live Publication Reading

Check out the Facebook Live publication reading for my poetry collection “Romancing the Blarney Stone.” Read a few more poems and get yourself a copy here.

Dr. Andy’s Poetry and Technology Hour Interview

Dr. Andy Jones of Dr. Andy’s Poetry and Technology Hour, which broadcasts out of KDVS in Davis, California was nice enough to have me on his show for a full hour talking about my new books, poetry, and how it all intersects with technology. I even read a few poems! Listen to the full interview: