Took some time Sunday to head to the Groov Cafe in Montclair, NJ to read at my friends’ poetry night. Hope VandenAkker and Linda Everswick have been running these things for awhile now and it was an absolute pleasure to finally make it to one. The crowd was attentive and courteous and the readers were […]Read more "Reading at Hope & Linda’s Poetry Night (video)"
If you like those, feel free to pick up my interactive poetry/song/whatever book available by clicking the cover art below:Read more "Two New Poems"
Don’t be a stranger. Feel free to follow along @ https://instagram.com/joe_dimeck/Read more "Some Grams from My Instagram (unreleased excerpts and other pieces)"
Hey it could be worse. I could’ve deleted the PDF file of it and had to re-edit and re-format the whole damn thing. Fortunately, I just approved the proof early this morning, not realizing it would publish the book. So if you are into the idea of an interactive poetry and song book, or you […]Read more "Accidentally Published My Book Early"
Here’s a fresh one, slightly sanded, but not stained. Sometimes that’s better anyway. It’s not in the book, but it’s on here for free. Poems/Songs/Whatever out Sunday January 18th. What does it mean when your hands sweat in the cold? And what does it mean when your eyes water in the heat? There’s a dust […]Read more "A Fresh One for Promotional Purposes #Capitalism"
This book was supposed to come out in November 2014, but life and the holidays got in the way. Fortunately, it’s all buttoned up and ready to release on Sunday January 18th, 2015. After all, Sundays are great days for reading. Below you’ll find the description of this project. If you plan to be part […]Read more "Poems/Songs/Whatever coming January 18th"
Below you’ll find a sample from my upcoming book, Maybe These Are Poems/Maybe These Are Songs/Whatever They Are/They Sure Aren’t Long. You’ll notice to the right of the poem/song/whatever is a prompt. That is because this is to be an interactive book. After all, I firmly believe everyone should write even if it’s only for themselves. […]Read more "My Upcoming Book Will Be Interactive"
The truth is simple And it goes like this The truth is something that can’t exist No matter how much you persist The closest you’ll get is the gist So grab up all your possessions And set them by the curb Call up your loved ones And tell them what you heard It’s guaranteed They’ll […]Read more "The Truth is Simple"
Usually I won’t give a back story for a poem or set of lyrics because most of the time they come out of an image or random thought. However, given the bizarre nature of this one I figure it’s worth the context. My buddy Pat and I have been working on a movie script for […]Read more "Grocery Store Blues"
The grass is turning green again The trees are beginning to bloom Spring is just around the bend And I’m running on fumes Wish I were renewable But time is not on any man’s side Wish I were renewable Like the seasons and like the tide written: 2011Read more "Winter Fumes"