September 2012

Cannery Row

In my teens and twenties, flowery works of Middle English and Romantic Literature were my mainstays. Hemingway’s “The Sun Also …

Degenerate Times

Before I left Santa Cruz, Michael drove me to Land of Medicine Buddha, the mountain retreat where he studies. The …

Surf City / Fog City

SURF CITY (SANTA CRUZ) Lanky, sloppy surfer girl in dingy flip-flops, Holey tie-dye tank top slung over thread-bare thrift store …

Birdie

There is something rugged and fragile about Michael Burdick, or perhaps my own fragile resilience seeks out glimmers of itself …