Joe Weil

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A Living Artist – Joe Weil

Pratfalls I am asked to go to lunch with the visiting famous poet. I have watched many famous poets chew: Louise Gluck, Thomas Lux, Gerald Stern, Li Young Lee… If you have a couple books out and teach, you may be asked to lunch. No one will argue Mayakovski with you and slam your head […]

Ten Fingered Hand

by Joe Weil It was a terrible year when Micheal Jackson was God, and Diana Ross was his mother. Forget getting layed. I worked a factory, grave yard shift, came home at nine in the morning, belched forth by the 58 bus, opened a bottle of Becks just to wash the steel chips from my […]