“The Emperor’s Bridge”

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So it’s April Fools Day. I was thinking what to post today; preferably something silly and comical, no? Perhaps some e-cards, but they’re all over the Internet anyway. And I’m not in the mood to play along. Not finding any kinds of lies or joking lies or jokes about lies funny at the moment, as you

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#Haiku of the day (April 1)

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Daily haiku: Lies – It’s small things at first/ Then it grows out of control/ Bottomless abyss

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#Haiku of the day (March 31)

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Daily haiku: Fear – Bitter lines your throat/ Small daggers stab your stomach/ Chains hold back your fists

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My funnest open mic experience in Leipzig and the Pushkin-inspired poem I read

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This past Friday marked the first time in five years (since I moved to Europe) that I read one of my poems in public. It was at the open mic at Poniatowski, a very successful evening that stretched long after magnetic, dynamic emcees Jolanta and Kapuczino left the stage. A few of us stayed on

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#Haiku of the day (March 30)

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Daily haiku: Vodka – Beast in a bottle/ Transforms and obliterates/ Better stay away

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Getting cheap tickets to La Scala in Milan

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It is possible to pay as low as 5 euros to get into this iconic venue!

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