Sometimes people know that you are homeless. If you are young, and perhaps very pretty or have some kind of odd feature that is attractive, a more affluent potential protector may make it known that he wants to save you. (Again, sometimes a protector may be a she, but a he is more common). He may have a wife and even a daughter your very own age. He has all the best intentions for you – clean clothes, a warm bed, a shower, food. He might even take you shopping and out to a fancy restaurant . . .
I dreamed I was in a band last night. It’s been almost ten years since I’ve been on stage. I miss it a lot. I like group creative projects – I often need something larger than myself to continue, to finish work, and the group is more than “just me”. The dynamic is exhilarating, usually fun, sometimes frustrating – rarely boring. Though I haven’t been making music, I have been in a collaborative project for months now, and it is informing my solitary work in a good way (I’m painting again), and I am waking up with the desire to create almost over all else.Read More
I’m expecting a spaceship to pop into view any moment; I only need to pull the strings in my mind to see it.Read More
When I brush against you, I leave the powder of my existence on your sleeve, your finger.Read More
. . . let’s get it on deep dark and heavy. Think strong, powerful, vulnerable, wet, hot, juicy, vagina, magic wands, percussion, bliss, outrage(ous). Think what you want to stand for.Read More
“It was important for us not to work . . . ” Clayton Patterson from the documentary CAPTURED. Lower East Side – Tompkins Square Riot. I was there. It is still difficult to describe.Read More
It is hard to write a short blurb about yoga, because so many extraordinary situations led me to the practice. I did not come to yoga in an easy way, in fact, looking back, I came to it out of great difficulty and necessity. I realize that periods when I have fallen out of practice […]Read More
1) I was at the Tompkins Square Park Riot on the Lower East Side in New York City, 1988.
7) My patron Goddess is Saraswati.
Granted, some of the places have just begun falling away on their own, tenemant buildings fall to dust eventually . . .Read More