“The Beginning” – a Boston Marathon found poem

Read a nice piece by Dan Berry in Sunday's New York Times chronicling what it's like to run the Boston Marathon, juxtaposing the joy and exuberance with the darkness of last Monday's events. Inspired me to make a found poem out of it. A found poem is basically taking someone else's writing and editing/arranging and … Continue reading “The Beginning” – a Boston Marathon found poem

A Patchwork Life: Some Thoughts on My Soul and Brennan Manning

Never meet your heroes, they say. There’s the inevitable letdown when the persona you’ve created in your mind – some sort of ubermensch whose one or two known traits dwarf a darker, hidden identity– comes into conflict with the reality of this one-pant-leg-at-a-time flesh and blood human. The result – those same people say – … Continue reading A Patchwork Life: Some Thoughts on My Soul and Brennan Manning