Happy Birthday, Lou! I’m so grateful for Lou Reed! So grateful for my two decades in New York City! So grateful for my life today. Photo of Lou Reed above – Photographer Unknown Patti Smith and Lou Reed – Photo by Lynn GoldsmithRead More
Thank you, Ivan Král. Dancing Barefoot Ivan Kral and Patti Smith She is benediction She is addicted to thee She is the root connection She is connecting with he Here I go and I don’t know why I flow so ceaselessly Could it be he’s taking over me I’m dancing barefoot Headin’ for a spin […]Read More
“Jenny said when she was just five years old
There was nothing happening at all
Every time she puts on a radio
There was a nothin’ goin’ down at all, not at all
Then one fine mornin’ she puts on a New York station
You know, she couldn’t believe what she heard at all
She started shakin’ to that fine fine music
You know her life was saved by rock ‘n’ roll
Despite all the amputations
You know you could just go out
And dance to a rock ‘n’ roll station
It was alright (it was alright)
Hey baby, you know it was alright (it was alright)”
– Lou Reed
photo of the Lofi Sofias playing as The Velvet Underground by Paul PerreaultRead More
Was there ever a time when imagination and love are not more important than ever?
Image: Detail of Sky Pixel 4 – in progressRead More
What is your calling?Read More
I am moving house. Well, apartment to house. Still renting, but I am spreading out, sort of.
Whenever I move I find stuff – lots of writing especially. I write a lot, but it doesn’t mean I type it, or file it properly, or share it.
The discipline is in the order, not the action for me. I don’t know when I wrote this, I suspect right before moving to Arizona, 2006/2007, while I was leaving my husband and living in a basement in Brooklyn.Read More
Hail Queen Poet Goddess Patti!
(photo credit: FERIAL)Read More
“This machine surrounds hate and forces it to surrender.” Pete Seeger’s BanjoRead More
spinning and spinning and spinning
photo: Holly TroyRead More
American. Circus. Hello.
Drawing: Alida StonebrakerRead More
Patti Smith is one of my favorite artists. She inspires me every time I hear her music or read her work or hear her speak. Sensitive, passionate soul.Read More
Patti Smith is . . .
Patti Smith – photographer Allan TannenbaumRead More