Something (Not) New

I make fun of writers who blog about the creative drive. I poke fun of folks who pontificate on and on as if they’ve figured s*** out. Here I am, being an a**hole, writing about the creative drive–but I’m going to be honest and assure you that I have NO IDEA what I’m doing.

Road Church

Road Church began as a concept introduced by Erica Baker--and April became fascinated by the "vestibule" of the car and all it's possibilities.  This appeared as a mini-chapbook for River City Poetry, a Wichita-based online poetry journal, which April currently edits.  The poem is now available here, in its entirety.   Both images are the work … Continue reading Road Church

Odds & Ends

Poet as Witness and Maternal Poet are both themes that appear frequently in April's work.   And sometimes, things just end up there by accident. A Thousand Gallons of Water I watch the water pour over her, spitting out of the ground, a giant cement lizard, hoping the recycled and chlorinated dreams of all those other … Continue reading Odds & Ends