New essay entitled “This Hard Land” up at Ink 19. Thanks to James Mann for giving me the nudge to write this. Tried to weave a bunch of ideas together, to stack mirrors upon mirrors – but really, props go … Continue reading
Posted in 2018, Art, essays, family, fatherhood, Jude Stories, love, memory, mirrors, Music, perspective, time
Tagged Amsterdam, art, Bruce Springsteen, change, Dave Hoekstra, Ellis Island, essays, Jude Stories, long time coming, love, music, My Father's Town, New York, politics, presence, Springsteen on Broadway, Statue of Liberty, Steamship Edam, This Hard Land, Thunder Road, Tjerk Hoekstra, Walter Kerr Theater
Happy September everyone. Been busy working, writing, resisting; hanging with Jude, catching up with old friends across the pond, teaching my boy how to drive a bit and poof, now he’s a sophomore at USN. As the temperature heats up … Continue reading
Posted in 2017, Life, Poetry, Writing
Tagged baseball bard, brilliant flash fiction, chance, ink 19, love, politics, second hand stories, Writing
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Been thinking a lot about facades, for many reason. Hopefully this ties a few things together. Enjoy “Chance the Gardener” On the tour, I trace his footsteps. Movies imitating books, Peter Sellers imitating life Watching flickering screens, Mirroring the moves … Continue reading