Two Ocean Surfing Poems at Berfrois – and a gallery of old ocean photos

“Ray, 1956” and “Watermarks from a Night Spring,” two poems with themes of the ocean, surfing, and working, were posted at Berfrois a couple of days ago, along with a few old surf photos. Paddle on over to Berfrois and check out the surf poems. And below find a gallery with more photos from the late […]

Ray, 1956

He feared drowning. He fell asleep on the bus, sleeping past his stop, and on down to Redondo Beach, the waves breaking, hard on hearing. He slept past the beach break at El Porto, his head bouncing against the beach-side window, his tools jiggling in his toolbox at his feet, past the Manhattan Beach Pier, the Hermosa […]

New Excerpt from “Penina’s Letters” at the Boulevard

An excerpt from Chapter Six, “Light and Sculpture from a Surfboard on Santa Monica Bay,” from the novel Penina’s Letters, is now up in Issue # 5: Special Issue: Liberation, of The Boulevard, a publication of the Attic Institute. Related Posts: Penina’s Letters at The Boulevard. “Penina’s Letters”: Hawthorne Fellows at the Attic Institute.