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My poem “Sideshow” as a short film.

It’s amazing, actually–I’ve wanted this poem to be a film for a while. A couple of years ago, when I needed to create a video as a finalist for the Write Bloody contest, “Sideshow” was the poem I thought I … Continue reading

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Blood sports.

At the Berkeley Slam right now for the Battle of the Bay Indi World Poetry Slam edition. Jason’s competing. I almost wrote “performing,” and that’s what it is, but here, it’s all about competition. And I like competition. We all … Continue reading

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Sundowning.

She says she’s tired. That’s the first thing she says when we arrive and she’s lying in a hospital bed hooked up to the dialysis machine. Her hands, gnarled from years of cleaning and cooking, hands that held me when … Continue reading

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