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June 29, 2016

Aberi tutu awa leriso

Aberi tutu awa leriso ore baba

Babaluaiye awa leriso ore baba

My muse lives across the sky from me


our conversations more often take place across time and space,

voicing familiarity 

about miracles

others can't


Hands of golden cedar-blossom outward from her listening heart


with the ability to hold

the universe. A worki...

April 10, 2016

Only 90 days ago, Mark and I stayed at PatisTito Garden Cafe in Laguna--our first stop of an intensive ten-day stay in the Philippines for the NVM/Narita Gonzalez Writers' Centennial Workshop.  In the photo above, Tito, Mark, and I were at Casa Escudero.  Tito wanted to give us the experience of having lunch on the river.  ON the river: not in a bo...

December 11, 2015

"GY" (who doesn't use social media, at least not under "GY") gave me permission to post her comment about #30 Collantes Street


     "I sooo loved your book--I have read it several times, & not because of my memory problems, which is another story, but because it is like music you want to hear over & over so you press the "Repeat" button...

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