Art / Commentary / criticism / Imogen Cunningham / Photography / poetry / reading / San Francisco Museum of Modern Art / Writing

Body Talk: Poetic Space in Imogen Cunningham’s Triangles, 1928

A friend once told me there are three sides to every story. *** If three is a number of unity then why are the nocturnal arcs of her body far more connective to me than angles? Her body receives light with subtle gradations yet provides an unending Rothko depth. I too am soft, but not … Continue reading

American intellectualism / Election Day 2016 / Literature / poetry / Uncategorized

Poem: We the People of the United States Hold High, and I Mean High Standards, A Combustible Litany by Heather J. Macpherson

This is way out of my comfort zone, but taking risks is a writing necessity so here we go:   We the people of the United States welcome you to the biggest shit-show of all time where if you want your pussy grabbed we can make it happen, but I say be your own Pussy Riot we … Continue reading

poetry / Uncategorized / workshop

Hi there! I’m offering this one-day poetry writing workshop next month, and I am super-excited about it. If you are going to be in the Worcester, MA area and you’re interested in attending, please register by clicking on the “Register here!” under “Information” in the newsletter. Also, I’m presenting a paper next week on Thursday, … Continue reading