"11.8.16" - A Poem, published by Gramma Poetry (March 2017)

My appreciations to Gramma Press for publishing my post-election poem as one of their Dailies for March 2017. I wrote this one following the date of its title, and it sprung from a phrase that came to me after that day: "our art needs / to count / even more now." I was thinking in part about a late October conversation in a bar with my Neuwerk co-curators, Steve Hefter and Danielle Ross, and how we were talking lightly on the subject then, musing about how or whether our art-curating efforts would matter - or would matter more - after that date in November. ... This is the best I could do trying to expand that thought...   Read the whole poem here.