Evolution bleed: the unrepeatable way the heart decides the art you’ll make.
In many ways, poetry saved, redirected, gave new form to my best friend’s life. Now he’s releasing his first full-length collection of them, and I couldn’t be prouder.
I first attended the Individual World Poetry Slam (shortened to iWPS) in 2005. This is my 11th Poetry Slam Incorporated event. My fourth with camera.
Perspective is funny that way, though. One of the functions of the artist is to draw lines between visible things, through invisible things. But the moment two points are visible, there lies perspective.
I knew about the National Poetry Slam within a few weeks of learning about the poetry slam. Now I cover it annually.
If you have a regular gig—for me, Poetry & Beer photography—you’re probably familiar with this problem.
I learned a lot this week, and I’m so grateful for all my educators, intended and not.
Every two years, the Southwest Shootout Regional Poetry Slam swings through Albuquerque. Sometimes it goes to Houston; sometimes to Flagstaff; sometimes to Dallas or Austin. 2016: Denver. I’ve…