Tag Archives: reading

Poem – From the Marathon

The poem “From the Marathon” from the reading on 05/04/14. This piece is part of a larger work titled “Marathon Through Open Fields”. I awoke running through snowy fields, the bison lumbering with frozen noses and hanging breath the autumn wheat dusted with snow, weighed down from ice pellets they do not budge when I […]
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Poem – One Truth

The poem “One Truth” from the reading on 05/04/14. The rain filled dharma is still dharma. Rain falls in fields of white snow. If the snow is one truth, what happens when the snow melts what happens to the truth? It becomes the earth. No matter the state of being the state of mind the […]
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Poem – What We Must Do

The poem “What We Must Do” from the reading on 05/04/14. We found remains not of the day or night not of the moon or sun but of something more primal and of the earth and soil carrying its voice from pastures to fields to the winter beds. The remains we found of creatures roaming […]
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Poetry – Video of Reading

Here is a raw video of part small part of the reading from 05/04/14 for Good and Evil, sponsored by Cracked Walnut Literary Festival Reading. It took place at Coffee Bene. I read the following pieces and will post them separately: What We Must Do One Truth From the Marathon

From Page to Voice

This evening is a rare event for me – a public reading of some of my own poetry.  This is only the second I have ever done a reading and is a bit longer than the first one.  For this, I have the painstaking task of choosing three poems. Good and Evil, sponsored by Cracked […]
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Alan Kleiman – Reading

A note from Alan Kleiman, who we published in the Spring 2012 issue of Stone Path Review. His most recent book is “Grand Slam“. Ace Mulvahil – I’m happy to say that I (known as Alan Kleiman in the non FB world) will be reading my poetry at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond […]
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Early Summer Morning

As a thunderstorm approaches from the west, I listen to various bird calls such as the robin and oriole. As more lightning flashes across rooftops, and the thunder becomes more immediate, their calls quiet. Soon, the soundscape is replaced by heavy raindrops blanketing streets, patios, and window screens with water. Further plunged into the storm, […]
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New Books on the Shelf

Received a great package from Amazon today. The latest collection of poems from D. Nurkse, “A Night in Brooklyn”, and “Airmail”, the letters of Robert Bly and Tomas Transtromer. Mr. Nurkse was part my shift to a more concise and efficient writing style, that also assists tremendously in the editing process. I have read six […]
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On Writing Poetry

I’ve spent most of the weekend reading a book titled “Sky Above, Great Wind”, the life and poetry of Zen Master Ryokan.  Out of the zen masters I have read, I am finding his teaching to be uncluttered, using only the words that are needed to show the path.  His poetry is sparse, honest, self-depracating, […]
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Lief Magazine Celebrates Life with Reading

Review, with photos, of the Lief reading on 08/29/12.