J. P. Dancing Bear

J. P. Dancing Bear’s most recent book is Inner Cities of Gulls (2010, Salmon Poetry), his next book, Family of Marsupial Centaurs, is forthcoming from Iris Press. He is editor for the American Poetry Journal and Dream Horse Press, and hosts the weekly hour-long poetry show, Out of Our Minds, on public station, KKUP and … Continue reading J. P. Dancing Bear

From Jackson, With Love
by Alessandra Bava

(for Jackson Pollock and Ruth Kligman, artists & lovers, after Pollock’s last painting “Red, Black & Silver”) It was the summer of illicit love circa 1956. Those hands that dripped paint would also hold Ruth (his mistress) on the rug in her attic. His brush collecting polar bear hair at each kiss would later do … Continue reading From Jackson, With Love
by Alessandra Bava