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catch-22 commented on Rita Shibr's blog post Article on Kim Gamble
"Kimmish magic provides access to more magical realms... thanks for this, rita!  Hellos to you and the wildflower hill ~"
Jul 31
catch-22 commented on Anna Herrington's blog post Dear Foolish Monkey
"Ahoy, Foolish Monkey! Let me stand with Anna (barefoot) to say hasta pronto, querida Monkey. Thank you for the art and the stories and the style...I’ve stolen all I can carry, just wanted to acknowledge that. I remember starting to check on…"
Jul 13
catch-22 commented on Anna Herrington's blog post Two White Bowls
"Hey rita! Okay, if you say so : ) Are you breaking curfew or just making curfew? So great to see you."
Jun 13
catch-22 commented on Anna Herrington's blog post Two White Bowls
"Wandering conversations are my favorite. I think you are right about the effect of generations that fear and control and refuse to enjoy creative, primordial, organic creativity and expression...thankfully, no matter how stiff one’s heritage…"
Jun 12
catch-22 commented on Anna Herrington's blog post Two White Bowls
"It’s quite remarkable, how you capture movement, physical and psychic, as well as stillness, by putting the pearls in the bowl. Looking inside, we see starlight. My condolences to you and rita. I’m sending you both strength and softness…"
Jun 8
catch-22 commented on J.P. Hart's blog post Mystic Jimmy and the Mermaids (Along with the Suede Milkmaids)
"Your suede milkmaid more than likely knows her way around a horse, Poseidon, perhaps her sea faring cousin, rider of waves, thrasher of tail as for rain and hail, they never fail really good to read you today, mystic jimmyprettypleasehart ~  "
May 14
catch-22 commented on Anna Herrington's blog post I Cannot
"Saludos to all elders, all mothers ~ Glad to catch this repost, amigx.  Condolences on your Oregon kin, Anna.  May sky, sea and sand seduce soon, if only in dreams for now."
May 14
catch-22 commented on Anna Herrington's blog post Missing Kim
"I’m compelled how effortlessly kim has me confusing land and sea and sky and time. That yellow hello tone of home rings clear, though. Mostly."
Mar 4
catch-22 commented on Anna Herrington's blog post Missing Kim
"Yeah, kim drew you cool as fuck, heron. I remember that smackdown around when it happened and was floored before y’all even started drawing. Is that skull ring in your pencil hand one of those hypnotiizing rings? What would we do without you…"
Mar 4
catch-22 commented on Anna Herrington's blog post Missing Kim
"Hello, heron!! rita, monkey, gentleman j.p.!! I’ve been thinking of all you especial east coasters...and the sea you see. this one from kim feels like it fits well on this post about the past present, future...here among this band of the…"
Mar 4
catch-22 commented on J.P. Hart's blog post If Stories Were Morning Glories
"Morning glory stories lay a petal path to and from good medicine. Delete me all you like, dear j.p., I’ll still cook you up a plate of eggs and bacon, mea culpa cuppa coffee, milk, sugar ~"
Feb 24
catch-22 commented on Anna Herrington's blog post Missing Kim
"Bandicoots! All the adventures he shared and all the stories I got to imagine he could tell, dark and light. I love the idea of you and kim betrothing your children and then having to think it over but really never really taking it back. And all the…"
Feb 23
catch-22 commented on Rodney Roe's blog post Icy Haiku - Inspired by Cheshyre
"‘An earth time of tears’ is a powerful line! It feels like us humans are so late in realizing how the earth has been feeling all these long years of disrespect. I really like, though, how you connect the sky and the sea here. And how…"
Jan 16
catch-22 commented on catch-22's blog post Ode to the Cold (stolen from j.p. hart)
"I appreciate your clarification, kosh. Here’s to paw prints in old snow ~ Thanks for the paso doble, j.p. island glance, royalpalm stance: ancient shimmer chanceicy white romance rock rolling waves, rayssalty eyed stares, sea blue…"
Jan 15
koshersalaami commented on catch-22's blog post Ode to the Cold (stolen from j.p. hart)
"Leaden white above  Dull grey ice amid the white Pawprints in old snow"
Jan 15
J.P. Hart commented on catch-22's blog post Ode to the Cold (stolen from j.p. hart)
"two for one : rural road haiku mountain old shimmer: blue sea ancient sun waves, warm spring seed egret island stance reflection glance: wing shadow glimmer, mirror cloud"
Jan 15

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Ode to the Cold (stolen from j.p. hart)

Posted on January 9, 2018 at 2:48pm 20 Comments

dear j,p.,

one of my students from last semester knows the artist who tags using the ‘hart’ font from my last post. These are examples of the current work of that artist. The tags on the bus stop signs are on the same block, one for each direction



such that



If you are driving/riding, the eyes catch yours as you travel up or down the avenue. …

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for j.p. hart

Posted on February 6, 2017 at 11:32am 11 Comments

Close Enough to Dance With

Posted on November 18, 2015 at 5:40pm 8 Comments

in dreams every time I hear this song you come close enough to dance with

leading me by leaving me out at the top of the twirl

where you are as far from me as our arms will allow

so that I feel most like flying every step closer I get back

to your body, my hand holding your shoulder again

eyes already looking to the sky

the sun seeping into his wine-stained horizon…





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Unsolicited Advice

Posted on October 3, 2015 at 2:30pm 90 Comments

Burn his body back to ash and bone

Wait for a perfectly windy day to throw

What's left of his teeth clicking dusty gossip

Over bean fields curving under high summer sky



The red wooden fence on his land lived an enviable life

An impartial mediator between two perfectly worn running lanes

Arabian stallion against country collie every evening

Dirt packed as hard as beating hearts

A bedroom window, its brave face

Always heard… Continue

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