If you are new to the site, here are the basics:
I update this home page occasionally with highlights about recent and upcoming events.

Visit the Calendar for details on current, upcoming and past events.

Visit “Words & Work” for samples of my written poetry, audio files of spoken word, and info on workshops.

HIGHLIGHTS FOR 2009:
Poetry chapbook, the space between, recently nominated for the California Book Award, is available now at Modern Times Bookstore http://www.mtbs.com or online at http://www.amazon.com.

Upcoming work: I am collaborating with Deep Waters Dance Theater and choreographer Amara Tabor-Smith for a show entitled “…Our Daily Bread”. See “Calendar” for more details!

POEMS for the NEW YEAR
Written in the Philippines, December 2008

palm tree fronds
hang in perfection
some break pattern
god is there.

capiz lanterns hang
gentle branches
man-made tear drops.

empty bangka floats
ocean’s still surface:
buoyant like dreams.