Go Maya

Go MayaSomebody lied and told you the poets would keep goingThe writers would remove themselves from in front of computer screens and write something they loved and maybe not othersLies aren’t always so bad thoughNot if they’re built upon rocks put in place to help others step upTo help others come too. Later.Go MayaDance a…

What I Did Behind My Friends’ Backs

I’ve always had friends who loved to clown in class just as much as I did. We showed off, and were loud, and sometimes even a little ignorant. We made fun of the homework, and the teachers’ funny looks, and stayed in the streets too late, and talked too much about sex, drugs and hip…

Snatching Masks

Line number 2,853 in Walcott’s Another Life reads: “I no longer care for whom I write.” How amazing to adopt this thought. To remove the faces and the targets and just create amazing works for whoever’s walking by and finds the cover art or cover words intriguing is outstanding. I was a major Jay-Z supporter…

Clever Bastard’s Sockless Summer

Clever Bastard’s Sockless Summer is about letting go, exploration, crushing the boxes, breaking through the ceilings, and laughing as much as possible. How to participate: 1. No socks allowed unless absolutely necessary. 2. If given the opportunity to travel to a new place, try a new dish, meet a new friend, open your brain, or…

I Really Do Love It

I do love it. This life. It fits me, and it fits into my carry-on luggage and backpacks and pockets. It’s a good life. I come and go when the people invite me and when they dismiss me. I can set up an office in the sand, on a cliff or in the small space…