No ideas but in things declared William Carlos Williams with his red wheelbarrow and pilfered plums. But I'm an idea guy and have always found ideas easier to work with than things. And what if we're talking in terms of ideas of things, the aesthetics, the looking and thinking about things in ways which physically … Continue reading Cover Junkie
Wired and reading Wired
Brought home the April 2010 issue of Wired from the library to learn more about, "What Kind of Cyborg do you Want to Be?" And in the process poured through the pages, well designed, richly aesthetic and effectively romantic to hear the story play out between print and digital content. Will the tablet save the … Continue reading Wired and reading Wired
Where I’ve been
I've been exploring my new home, Portland, OR and trying not to allow too much time to bring upon uncreative funkiness but it happens. Been doing a ton of bike riding, which has kept my spirits up quite a bit, amazing to have such bikable weather into November. Have discovered some great coffee hangouts, … Continue reading Where I’ve been
I've encounter determined book collectors hungrily seeking out "1st Editions" but have yet to hear of any after "Fur Editions". Perhaps this is because Dave Eggars' novelization of Sendak's classic childhood anthem, Where the Wild Things Are will be the first such edition. Due out in October, to coincide with the theatrical release of the … Continue reading Got Fur?
Collect Raindrops: the seasons gathered, is a collection of cut-paper art by Washington graphic artist Nikki McClure. The collection evolved out of calendar projects and the illustrations are arranged into four seasons each preceeded by an essay alive with the sounds, smells and other sensory associations of the season. As a poet I felt that … Continue reading Collect Raindrops