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Back from La La Land

I'm back from LA and poetry readings with Steven Reigns and Julie E. Bloemeke. Many thanks to Larry Colker and Jim Doane with the Redondo Poets and Poetry Idiots Ben Trigg and Steve Ramirez for their kindness and enthusiasm in having us at the venues, Coffee Cartel in Redondo Beach and The Ugly Mug in Orange. These are two of my all-time favorite places to read. The audiences are warm, engaged and welcoming. It was great to perform some of the new work, as well as old favorites.

Along with the readings, I also got a chance to drop in on some of my favorite LA haunts: Book Soup, Amoeba Records, In-n-Out and the stunning campus of The Getty Center. If you happen to be in LA or traveling there in the coming weeks, make sure to check out the Concrete Poetry exhibition at The Getty. The exhibit features prints, artists' books, journals, and manuscripts documenting the international concrete poetry movement, this exhibition focuses on the visual, verbal, and sonic experiments of th…

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