Monthly Archives: March 2014

Poets Love The Moon

Shameful confession. Although my show has the moon in the title, and mentions the moon several times throughout, there isn’t an actual poem in there that is actually about the actual moon. So I thought I should remedy this right … Continue reading

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Dribbling Jasmine and Blazing Marigolds

…which is a line from one of the poems in the show. The poem starts out in Mapusa Market in Goa, but actually when I wrote that line I was thinking more of the flower markets in Mysore. Or maybe … Continue reading

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Freaking Out

In rehearsals last week, I unexpectedly made both myself and my director nearly cry. I wasn’t trying to, promise, but I had delivered one poem with such a rush of intense anger that the reflective moment afterwards took on a … Continue reading

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The Rhythm Of Life Is A Powerful Beat

About five months into my first stint in India, I found myself in Pushkar, one of the oldest cities in India. It’s clustered around Pushkar Lake, a precious place in the Rajastani desert, fabled to come from the tears Shiva … Continue reading

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