I’m quitting Facebook for awhile. Facebook scatters my thoughts far afield. I’m not reading, thinking, dreaming; I am not paddling beyond the shallows. The frequency of chatter is beguiling. There’s community, catch up, even real news. I’ve followed Standing Rock that way–and friends and family. Taking a break so I can get work done, write, […]

 “Our Common Home: Celebrating Pope Francis’ Encyclical on Climate Change and Social Justice.” Poetry Society of America, New York Great Hall of Cooper Union, NY, NY http://cooper.edu/events-and-exhibitions