Category Archives: New Orleans

POEM: worth the weight

worth the weight I threw myself on the mercy of the court the jester caught me in his motley arms when I hit the road again I may bring even less reduce to my life to what fits in a … Continue reading

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Tour Diary: I Am Become Hipster, The Destroyer Of Fashion

(July 6, 2012) NEW ORLEANS, LA — A low-key and enjoyable day in New Orleans today, followed by an even lower-key and enjoyable night spent relaxing on a couch. I started off today in search of a small notebook. I … Continue reading

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Tour Diary: We Comin’ To Getcha!

(July 5, 2012) NEW ORLEANS, LA — What a night of music! Three clubs, four sets, ending up with the mind-crunching funk of the Stooges brass band. The day got off to a hot start. I wanted to mail a … Continue reading

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Tour Diary: How The Heck Do You Say “Marigny”?

(July 3, 2012) NEW ORLEANS, LA — My first full day in New Orleans lasted well into my second full day in New Orleans, which I think means I did it right. It did not start auspiciously. As has been … Continue reading

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Tour Diary: Do You Know What It Means To Reach New Orleans?

(July 2, 2012) AUBURN, AL to NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, after wanting to come here for nearly 30 years, I finally made it to New Orleans. I started the day bright and early, bouncing (read: trudging) out of bed … Continue reading

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POEM: kung pao tofu at the lost love lounge

kung pao tofu at the lost love lounge the counterman says his name is Johnny his soft Asian eyes and down-under accent suggesting a curved and interesting path to this backroom Vietnamese restaurant hidden away in a corner bar on … Continue reading

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