Tag Archives: Sonic Youth

Birdsong reports before dawn

We set the coffeemaker to go off at 3 and it did. I got back from the airport before 5 and walked to the lake in the rain without an umbrella to see if anything happened and my friend Tim … Continue reading

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The Head of the Snake: Backcountry Ballad in ‘E’

Superstitious, sentimental, stupid: put these together and that’s me going back into the mountains to get in shape again. So my first outing had to be perfect and auspicious and just how it used to be five years ago, when … Continue reading

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Since the war I smile more

This is the name of a poem I started after 9-11 but never finished. What bothered me most that day was the knowledge that things would never be the same, that no good would come of it. Instead, more violence, … Continue reading

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