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Nov.05.2009
Because poet Mort Marcus was a friend and ally, someone I've known since I moved to Santa Cruz in 1985, this Santa Cruz Sentinel article by Wallace Baine has special meaning. Most of what I post is original, but now and then something special comes along that I'd like to share... and it touches on...
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Sep.02.2009
It seemed an utterly natural thing to do, to be dying of cancer, to have suffered a year or two of agony, and yet to agree to give one last poetry reading. Still, with Mort Marcus you can never be too sure. I wouldn't be surprised if somewhere down the line he managed to do another. And of course...
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Apr.27.2009
 Continues in our thoughts...  SANTA CRUZ, CA -- From mournful Scottish bagpipes to a moving Hawaiian chant, the spirit of writer James D. Houston was celebrated Saturday in a remembrance that attracted an estimated 500 people.  Houston, who died at the age of 75 on April 16, was one of Santa Cruz'...