One of the most stylish skaters ever.

Imminent Seattle, Washington Readings

THUR, July 24th:

Lauren Ireland/Lisa Ciccarello/Jeff Alessandrelli/Tyler Brewington/Kelly Schirmann @ Vermillion Art Gallery and Bar, 7:00-8:30


SUN, July 27th:

Rob Schlegel/Amber Nelson/Jeff Alessandrelli/Don Mee Choi @ The Pine Box, 7:00-8:30


Last Thursday my kind of review of A Poet’s Glossary by Ed Hirsch went live at TheFanzine. Sample sentence in it: “But I guess what I’m also trying to say is that reading through Hirsch’s book forced me to consider the (probable) truth that I’m not that great a poet, nor are a lot of the great (contemporary) poets I love. Sample sentence that didn’t make the cut: “The etymology of the word blurb is disgusting, covered with lice and mini-mart cheese.”


The latest release that my little chapbook press, Dikembe Press, put out was Ships of Theseus by Christian Hawkey; peep one of the poems from Ships… at Poem-A-Day today:

One of my favorite Beckett short stories:

 Well, thought Belacqua, it’s a quick death, God help us all.

   It is not.

Francis Bacon   Study for Portrait V (After the Life Mask of William Blake)1956 

Francis Bacon  
Study for Portrait V (After the Life Mask of William Blake)

"Skying/the clouds were/ dark//evil postmen scavenging/between vistas and continents." Along with some other next level poets, I have four poems in the new issue of Fruita Pulp. Tanks.


“Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.”
― Wallace Stevens