Outlaw Poet


I’m often asked, “How long did it take you to write that poem that story?” My response is always the same, “My entire life.”

Amazing! I’m going through Mama’s notes, journals, and photos adding poems, stories, photos, notes, interviews for the paperback edition of MAMA: a poet’s heart in a kentucky girl and discovered the handwritten songbook, the list of songs and funerals Mama and her sister, my aunt, Jo Carolyn sang at from 1951 to 1998. I know… Read more »

Outlaw Poet: A documentary on Ron Whitehead

Outlaw Poet: A documentary on Ron Whitehead: Join us at the Monkey Wrench in Louisville March 21st, 2015, at 7pm for the soft premiere of the GonzoFest 2014 documentary! College basketball is my favorite sport! I’ve been an athlete all my life. I love sports! It’s March Madness!! As usual I’m multi-tasking doing 23 different… Read more »

One Gonzo Spirit

In 1994 I initiated my efforts to honor Hunter S. Thompson in his home town and state, Louisville, Kentucky. I’m thankful to finally see much honoring of Hunter’s life and work in Louisville and Kentucky. Far back as I can recall I’ve had multitudinous interests. I’m a blessed man. Poetry has taken this Kentucky farm… Read more »

The Mama Interviews Excerpt

i’ve started rough editing The Mama Interviews which will be the 3rd, and final, chapter in the paperback edition of MAMA: a poet’s heart in a kentucky girl. The Mama Interviews will run approximately 50 pages. Here’s the 1st 3 pages. Thank you to Angela Wass for the transcription work!! and Thank you to Luke… Read more »