“How I Came to Maine”
I left Space Coast Florida in 1969 and after a few years of wandering I found myself in Maine.
First rocket from Cape Canaveral.
“Got No Juju”
Written and recorded at Obras residency in Portugal.
A quote by musician and performance artist Laurie Anderson got me going down this thought track.
This is an excerpt from my forthcoming book, Space Heart. A Memoir in Stages. It was originally broadcast on community radio station WERU.
“Security Clearance” (essay): In Season. Stories of Discovery, Loss, Home,
and Places In Between, University of Florida Press
“Initiation” (poem): Harmony. A Journal of Medical Humanities, University of Arizona
“A Tip” (flash): “Fantastic Floridas,” Burrow Press
“Fallout” (essay): Saw Palm, University of South Florida. (Nominated for Pushcart)
“Security Clearance” (essay): “Fantastic Floridas,” Burrow Press
“Space Heart” (essay:) Solstice Literary Journal
“Flowering” (poem): Poetry of Presence. An Anthology of Mindfulness Poetry, Grayson Press