Monthly Archives: May 2015

recurring dreamscapes

this morning I had one of those fragmented, meandering dreams in which I participated in an act of arson, walked into a television commercial (and was used as an extra), and stole a car – not necessarily in that order. … Continue reading

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The Problem of Pain

It’s always been problematic for haiku poets to tackle the topic of pain. It’s often considered too personal, too subjective to translate well into a genre known for its static observations of nature. I would argue, however, that pain and … Continue reading

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future to the back

I’ve had to deal with back pain since August 1986, when I made the mistake of taking a “do-it-yourself” approach to moving a washer and dryer into a Charleston, SC rental home. So far I’ve been able to avoid surgery, … Continue reading

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radio is sweeter than sedation

Most of my dreams combine elements of truth with the random embellishments of a hyperactive subconscious. Last night’s was no exception. Every year I donate to WMBR Radio┬áduring their annual fundraiser. I do so in part because I believe in … Continue reading

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