Pub Day! Love from the Vortex is out!

And all of a sudden, it’s pub day! (Forgive me for posting just past midnight. Call it a pub night, minus the alcohol.) Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz’s book of poetry, Love from the Vortex & Other Poems, is available on Amazon in print and in ebook, and will be in bookstores near you soon. It’s been a real honor to work with Yolanda and the team at Kaleidoscope Vibrations so here, briefly, are some thank yous I absolutely did not prepare in advance. (I should have; it’s late as I’m posting this.)

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The to do list that never shortens. She said book reviews?

This actual website may not be very long in the tooth, but I’ve been off and on long-form blogging sites, whether my own domain or a Livejournal clone or somesuch, for decades. And yet this is something I’ve struggled with for years as my brain has spent many (formative?) years fitting itself into 120 or 240 characters on Twitter, or whatever the aesthetic seems to dictate on Facebook: what to write about and, by extension, what not to write about.

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