Category Archives: Poems

A Second Volume of Poetry

I am pleased to announce the publication of my second book of poetry, titled Reportings.  (A photo of the cover appears below.)  The book is 118 pages long, includes 31 poems in six sections, and is priced at $19.00. As was … Continue reading

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Some News From Mid-July

As I promised in my May 1 post, three paintings — “Purple Glass,” “Sublime,” and “Christmas Glow” — which I based on the spectacular nature photography of my nephew Dave Pellegini, now appear on the Prints and Paintings page.  (For … Continue reading

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Progress Report, March 2017

Once again, I’m playing catch-up.  My last post here was in October of last year, but that should not be taken to mean that nothing has happened since then.  A lot has. There have been several developments on the art … Continue reading

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An Award and Some Recognition

A Canadian arts organization, Book Excellence Awards, has informed me that Food for a Journey has been chosen as the winner of the organization’s 2016 Book Excellence Award for Poetry.  A year ago, when the book first appeared, my publisher … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Center Reading

The summer has sped by, and I find myself playing catch-up with this post about my joint poetry reading with Carol Jennings on July 10 at the Writer’s Center in Bethesda.  The reading went well, although on a smaller scale … Continue reading

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The Politics and Prose Reading

The May 22 reading with Carol Jennings at the Politics and Prose bookstore in Washington, D.C., was a great success.  We had a standing-room-only crowd of approximately 100 that included family members, personal friends, and friends of poetry generally.  Carol … Continue reading

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Some Notes on Readings

Since my last post, I have had three public readings from Food for a Journey.  At the first, on January 31, at a reception for community volunteers, thirty-odd neighbors listened attentively to “Bargain Hunters.”  Afterwards, some of those listeners were kind … Continue reading

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