Stillness, Nothing-Happening Moments

In March at a beach in North Carolina, a group of people I have known for a long time gathered read more

Onset of Spring?

Most of this post — Robin Robertson’s poem, the photographs taken in November in Frenchtown, NJ — was compiled in a moment of late November pause, read more

Waiting Ahead


Amy Bagwell is a force for poetry in public spaces in Charlotte, NC. Spurred first by her love of poetry and her passion that it be out there for everyone to read read more

A “mayor”, a cellist and a writer-producer walk onto a dock

Who expects surprise when a creative couple leaves New York for up-country South Carolina? Debbie Rice and Bryan Hiott made the leap in 2012, friends’ admonitions read more

Love/is no less practical/than a coffee grinder*

Responding on my mother’s behalf to the sympathy cards she’s received read more



Leighton B. McKeithen, Jr.
March 12, 1925 – May 8, 2013

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In Play and Four Women

¬†Splendid Playground, the Guggenheim exhibit of post-war Japanese art from the Gutai group that closes May 8th, includes TANAKA Atsuko’s “Electric Dress”, 1956, read more


Street, at the Metropolitan Museum, an exhibit that features an hour-long video by¬†James Nares edited from 16 hours read more