THE POET BY DAY

Daily Archives: January 25, 2017

Yesterday,Tuesday, January 24, President Trump issued orders to several federal agencies to cease all communications with Congress, the press, and the public. PEN America decried the orders. “This action is incompatible with American democratic values of government transparency and the public’s right to know,” PEN America statement Multiple sources inside the government have told the press that the Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the Department of Health and Human Services,… Read More

I watched it all over my friend’s dear shoulder, that time of living while dying and celebrating ~ like a garden snake ~ the shedding of the skin, the detritus of material man with its hungers and wild, woody creative soul, sketching ruby-jeweled memories in sand to be blown like a Tibetan mandala across Timelessness . . . while he, lone monk, gripped by systems on systems of hospital wiring, billing, approvals, and laws around… Read More