TWISP | This Week In Saint Paul: Monday, June 22nd - Sunday, June 28th 2015

Patio-fireworks-blog

This week marks the grand opening of SubText Books in its new downtown space and this month’s Lowertown Reading Jam, A friend and former bookseller made me think of the importance of what we are doing in our community with art and literature. A friend and former bookseller made me think of the importance of what we are doing in our community with art and literature. She said of the two events, “I hope against the tide too ... in many things, actually. Resistance is important, in small and large ways.”

TWISP | This Week in Saint Paul: Monday, May 4, – Sunday, May 10, 2015

flowers-mother

I would like to tell you the Saint Paul Universe is slowing down. It’s not. But I dare not take a breather for fear of missing the lovely celebration of art, life and the city. Speeding to the end of National Poetry Month, I did leave a share of poems, aided by a couple of muses—and my son will be glad to know that he was not one of them. (At least not for any poems that are planned to see the light of day.)