Category Archives: boston


Three o’clock in the morning driving west down the turnpike chasing down the moon, it’s not quite full my mind is overflowing and I want to run on empty… and hours later, for a moment, it drains quick and here … Continue reading

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Music is the revolution. (Can you skip one cup of coffee?)

I’m taking part once again in the amazing annual Halloween 5k/benefit, this coming weekend in Northampton. If you can drink one less cup of coffee tomorrow, i ask that you consider donating the cost of that cup to Calling All … Continue reading

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Occupy America

written January 3, 2013 I moved into a tent in the heart of the city that often sleeps after midnight, the soulless shadows of the financial district reminding me why I joined the ‘movement’ in the first place… I thought. … Continue reading

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That Skyline…

  That skyline that beautiful skyline with me in my dreams as I sleep on this island where the tallest building is the church… I don’t miss the pollution, the crowded buses and subway cars, the potholes and the masses … Continue reading

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Study Session In June

written June 16, 2009 helplessly drinking coffee hoping this exam will take itself hanging on to a dream I wish I had as a youth a dream of scholarly Saturday’s spent sipping iced sencha outside the library as summer girls … Continue reading

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