Flora and Fauna

My prose poem, “Flora and Fauna,” part of my nomadic surrealist novel The Dreamlife of Honey, the third in a trilogy, still in progress, just published at OPEN: Journal of Arts & Letters. Based on experiences teaching English in Bielsko Biala, Poland. Many years ago. etc.

HOW TO RENEW YOURSELF WITH MINDFUL TRAVEL

Why do we travel? The weekend getaway. The summer and winter breaks. The islands and exotic locations. What are we looking for? The travel industry is one of the biggest on our planet. According to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), the travel industry generated 7.6 trillion U.S. dollars in 2016. We are lookingContinue reading “HOW TO RENEW YOURSELF WITH MINDFUL TRAVEL”

POEMS FROM HELLO TINY BIRD BRAIN IN POLISH ANTHOLOGY

Some of my poems from Hello Tiny Bird Brain (a chapbook from Knives, Forks, and Spoon Press in the U.K.) are now available in Polish. Translated by Adam Zdrodowski. These poems in Polish originally appeared in the Polish magazine Helikopter  and are now published in Helikopter‘s terrific anthology of Polish poetry – Przewodnik Po Zaminowanym Terenie [AContinue reading “POEMS FROM HELLO TINY BIRD BRAIN IN POLISH ANTHOLOGY”

In Review: Grzegorz Wróblewski’s Zero Visibility

Nice review of Wróblewski’s Zero Visibility over at Asymptote Literary Journal. Another planet indeed. http://www.asymptotejournal.com/blog/2017/09/14/in-review-grzegorz-wroblewskis-zero-visibility/

ENGLISH TRIFLES

I have long admired the trifle. It is the crown jewel of English sweets. I often remember it at Christmas. I felt a bit of nostalgia for the trifle when I lived in America. My memories are often connected with Milton Keynes since that’s where we moved when we “immigrated” from Northern Ireland. I putContinue reading “ENGLISH TRIFLES”

THE CRANIUM IS A SPACE TRAVELER’S HELMET

READING FROM NEW BOOK RIDES IN MY FLAT IN EAST LONDON DOCKLANDS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obmm3xjknAc “There is only seeing and, in order to go to see, one must be a pirate” There are mashups with train rides forwards and backwards all around the U.K. Rides is part of my nomadic surrealist project. AVAILABLE OVER HERE: RIDES  Continue reading “THE CRANIUM IS A SPACE TRAVELER’S HELMET”