"Language Matters w/ Bob Holman" airs nationally in Jan. Each PBS affiliate picks its own time, so if any FB friends have PBS friends — don’t be shy! Lemmeno so the Language Crisis can get fair play. We’ll be doing lead-up events w/ local poets/speakers of language. All ideas for venues/festivals etc welcome.

"Language Matters w/ Bob Holman" airs nationally in Jan. Each PBS affiliate picks its own time, so if any FB friends have PBS friends — don’t be shy! Lemmeno so the Language Crisis can get fair play. We’ll be doing lead-up events w/ local poets/speakers of language. All ideas for venues/festivals etc welcome.

Some Advice Allen Once Gave Me

You can give money to a beggar,
or not give money to a beggar.

But don’t always give money.
And don’t always not give money.

What you always do is make eye contact
and acknowledge your mutual humanity.

Sept. 15, I’ll be in a two-hander with the goddess Broadway star, Kathleen Chalfant. She plays Alice Neal, the painter, and I play Joe Gould, the urBeat Poet at City Lore. 7 p.m.

Sept. 15, I’ll be in a two-hander with the goddess Broadway star, Kathleen Chalfant. She plays Alice Neal, the painter, and I play Joe Gould, the urBeat Poet at City Lore. 7 p.m.

The moon suspended by a spider web   Trolling the night sky for comet bites   We mosquitoes buzzling neighborly   Into the flesh of the pear

The moon suspended by a spider web
   Trolling the night sky for comet bites
   We mosquitoes buzzling neighborly
   Into the flesh of the pear

What never happens,Happens. The green bow.Mercies. A light rain. MotherAnd stepfather, the job of it. If ICould do it all over, the pushingBriefly set aside, dusty life.

What never happens,
Happens. The green bow.
Mercies. A light rain. Mother
And stepfather, the job of it. If I
Could do it all over, the pushing
Briefly set aside, dusty life.