Monthly Archive: October 2011

Oct
29

Amen

On Sunday, after attending the After Hours event, I went to the wake for the father of a friend.  The holy card struck me as a source of solace, and this is what it said:   When through one man a little more love and goodness, a little more light and truth come into the …

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Oct
29

Transported

Since the previous post is about After Hours, I thought it appropriate to post a poem of mine that was published by Al DeGenova and P. Hertel in After Hours in 2002. Transported Riding home from the orthodontist on the crowded Lawrence Avenue bus, my body swaying to its stops and lurches, holding the sweaty …

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Oct
29

Silesky After Hours

Barry Silesky at launch of Solace in So Many Words

This past Sunday I went to the American Artworks Gallery in Forest Park to attend a reading event for After Hours magazine in which Ellen T. McKnight, friend to Solace in So Many Words, was a featured reader (along with Christopher Gallinari). The venue was cozy, and like most readings emceed by Al DeGenova, who …

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Oct
21

Writing, blooming late, chucking and improv

Today is October 21 and it has been a while since I have posted.  Blogging regularly has not been a daily thing, more like a weekly thing.  And I admit, sometimes I don’t know what to write about.  By nature I am a little reticient, which is why I am a poet and fiction writer …

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