Monthly Archives: January 2013

Albuquerque to Zanzibar

My public persona was shaping up, consorting on the Internet with food banks from Albuquerque to Zanzibar. If she was planning to make a living, believe me. I don’t know how. She was giving away the store for free. When … Continue reading

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A Star Trek of the Stomach

(More from the Leftover Chef) My idea was to “create a brand” for myself, which is what my job club had advised. I could teach others how to get by buying next to nothing. An elevator speech unfolded before my … Continue reading

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Birth of the Leftover Chef

One afternoon before the close of the fiscal year I received a phone call. As a member of the union’s  executive team, I guessed the phone call had something to do with layoffs, an item that had been on the … Continue reading

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Notes in the Margin: Poetry in the Information Age

There always have been different “schools’ of poetry, Surrealists, Futurists, Modernists, PostModernists, Language poets. Where are the Technologists? Read my essay on the subject with references to poems by Nina Serrano, William Dickey, Walter Lowenfels, Harryette Mullen, and others. Cheers! … Continue reading

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Mistaken Identity Theft

A domain name with the same name floating in the clouds. She’s got an architect’s degree and travels to Italy. Great foreign legions of Lenore. What does she know of Edgar Allen Poe’s cabin in the Bronx and roller-skating down … Continue reading

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