And make no mistake that the medicine that the Purdy’s found at that lake was no doubt strong. But the A-Frame that they built on that lake in the middle of Loyalist country became an receiver of that medicine, funneled towards its positive nature.
Category: and the Space of Place
With Each Word We Move Closer to Decolonized Voices
Understand that part and parcel of looking towards building a healthy relationship with First Peoples and settler governments we must… Read more With Each Word We Move Closer to Decolonized Voices
Upon where the Red Cedar meets the Grand: Lansing and Views of Rooted Americana
There is a surging wave of total modern Americanism that has yet to crash here and in the still before something that might never come, is the idea that homes and living are cheap, and ambitions have little to do with leaving, more to carry on something better than they were left with.
Adherents to the Lyrics of the Places We’ve Lived: Notes on the Second Book.
So today it is. This is official release date for my second poetry collection, This City at the Crossroads. This… Read more Adherents to the Lyrics of the Places We’ve Lived: Notes on the Second Book.
Lost in the Hoosier Heartland: Notes from the Desk of D.A. Lockhart
I’ve been thinking and working a great deal in the realm of Indiana, getting lost in the Hoosier Heartland if… Read more Lost in the Hoosier Heartland: Notes from the Desk of D.A. Lockhart
Competing Mythologies: Comparison is not Inclusion
So I was reading along in this fine copy I recently picked up of Ralph Gustafson’s Sequences when I came… Read more Competing Mythologies: Comparison is not Inclusion
The Things that Haunt Us: A Review of Brian Kimberling’s Snapper
Snapper by Brian Kimberling Pantheon Books, 2013 ISBN: 978-0307908056 Let’s just start with a couple of biases upfront with this… Read more The Things that Haunt Us: A Review of Brian Kimberling’s Snapper
Follow-up to Gordon Hempton and Acoustic Ecologies
I received a comment from filmmaker Nick Sherman about the previous posting. He’s made a film titled Soundtracker that follows… Read more Follow-up to Gordon Hempton and Acoustic Ecologies
Accoustic Ecology and Thoughts about Place
I was reading through the September 2010 issue of The Sun and came across this great interview with Gordon Hempton… Read more Accoustic Ecology and Thoughts about Place