Newly expanded edition. This is the most autobiographical book I have written thus far. It is a "portrait of the artist as a young vandal" complete with confessions of illegal... More > international activities. Updated with important, early blog entries on poets and poetry. It is also a moving story of finding one's artistic self in the world despite current trends and styles. The backdrop of the narrative is the peace, human rights, and ecology movements and it is a beautiful primer on the work of peace, protest, and public art. It is even more important and powerful during this time of lingering war.
Karma yoga is selfless and benevolent activity ~ from personal acts of kindness, generosity, and hospitality to charity and activism in the world. This book documents a search for self through the personal journey of art and activism, graffiti and rebellion. (PEACE) WORDS is a highly engaging and motivational read. It will alter your perspective on the world.< Less
in the modernist tradition of john cage, soul o is an avant-garde masterpiece of american deconstrucionist poetry translated into chinese to become the first chinese language be bop poem/chant. ... More > delving to the heart of the modernist tradition, soul o transcends logic-based language for the unfettered experience of word-based sound/linguistic music, revisiting the dada movement of the early twentieth century. this is a beautiful, moving, exciting, liberating text.< Less
in the modernist tradition of john cage, soul o is an avant-garde masterpiece of american deconstructionist poetry translated into hindi to become the first hindi language be bop poem/chant. delving... More > to the heart of the modernist tradition, soul o transcends logic-based language for the unfettered experience of word-based sound/linguistic music, revisitng the dada movement of the early twentieth century. this is a beautiful, moving, exciting, liberating text.< Less
This is the coming-of-age story of a regular boy in an irregular world, the story of a divine boy in a mundane world. It is perfect reading for anyone trying to find a relationship with his own... More > family or anyone trying to find a place for himself in society. Very quirky and funny, very real and enchanting. Gives you hope about being in this crazy universe. There is no normal childhood, no normal family. And the blessing of living with oddity is that it grounds one's experience of the world. This book tells the story of a boy who observes his strange family, friends, and acquaintances with a non-judgmental and sometimes compassionate and appreciative eye. A must read for those struggling with issues of identity and individuality, especially teenagers or those in psychological therapy. A special delight for everyone. Multi-layered and resonant, this book will be enjoyed anew many times over.< Less