My favorite poets tend to be those I know, and Sarah Katreen Hoggatt is no exception. I first met her last summer when she was the official photographer for a show I was in at the Pentacle Theater. Continue reading “Sarah Hoggatt’s poetry seeks love’s way”
Originally published in Poetry Corner, Salem Statesman Journal on July 27, 2017
There’s so many tasks involved into moving into a new house – all of which get compounded by our desire “that this time we can get it perfect” – fresh start, fresh me”. Continue reading “Advice: Moving into the new house”
It’s who you meet at a party that determines if it’s a “great party” or a waste of time.
I want to know at least one person there – that way I can be confident, Continue reading “Essay: It’s who you meet at a party”
The land creatures are gone.
When I swim by, the land is devoid of color. All the once-upright forests on the coastal hills lie scattered Continue reading “Short story: The Loneliest Whale”
Published originally in Nov 7 2012 Line Break, Salem Weekly
While involved in Brush Creek Playhouse near Silverton, I had the pleasure of getting to know a local playwright, Michael Townsend Smith, and acting in one of his original plays, “Summer Lightning.” A shaper and veteran of Off-Off-Broadway theater Continue reading “MICHAEL TOWNSEND SMITH —TALENT SETTLES IN SILVERTON”
Food allergies are terrible things!
No simile there; the only way you can describe a food Continue reading “Honesty of Cheese”