Some kind readers have emailed to ask, “Why no posts?” Truth is I’ve been swamped with paying work, which is paying writing, which means I haven’t had a single solitary thought of my own to share for several days. In lieu of my usual brilliants, let me suggest that you visit Issa’s Tidy Hut today. Don Wentworth there has posted some wonderfully evanescent work by John Martone and some heart-rending, profound poems by the late Albert Huffstickler. I’ve known Martone’s work for years but discovered Huffstickler through Don’s efforts and will be ever grateful for it. He’s one of those poets who, once they’ve entered your consciousness, you wonder how you survived so long without knowing about them.
As for me, when my mind has been somewhat reclaimed from the blandishments of commerce (soon, I hope), I’ll be back, though not in Terminator style….