poem: prayer in my boot

Prayer In My Boot (Naomi Shihab Nye) For the wind no one expected For the boy who does not know the answer For the graceful handle I found in a field attached to nothing pray it is universally applicable For our tracks which disappear the moment we leave them For the face peering through the…

the morning benders — big echo

wrightsville beach, originally uploaded by minervacat. the morning benders, Big Echo. Out 3/9, Rough Trade Records. This is going to be kind of a big statement, but trust me, I don’t make it without having considered and considered and considered the new record from New-York-via-Berkeley’s the morning benders: I think that album-opener “Excuses” might just…