Author Archives: Heather

Someone has hacked my Facebook account. It was on Sept 29, 2017, and now I am shut out of it. If you receive any Facebook messages from me that are dated Sept 29 or ANY DATE AFTER THAT, will you … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Emerald Ice Kickstarter Campaign

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Emerald Ice, a docufantasy about Diane Wakoski

In a few months there will be a short film about me, Diane Wakoski, that draws only on my poetry. I am so happy about this project and impressed with the skill and imagination of the young filmmaker, Jesseca Simmons. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

Poetry Reading–Poetry & Pie Series

Poetry Reading–Poetry & Pie Series April 10, 2014 6:30-8:30 PM 4750 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI Poetry reading by Diane Wakoski, along with prose writer Susan Messer, 6:30-8:30PM in Mike Liebler’s Poetry and Pie series in Detroit. Heather Bourbeau, who has … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Patterns & Form–Diane Wakoski’s Poetry Reading/Talk at the Broad Museum, 13 April 2013

“Marcel, that soufflé is a poem!” This example, given in a Webster’s dictionary of the idiomatic use of the word “poem,” illustrates how far we have come from the traditional definition of poetry, often using the words “poem” or “poetry” … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Serenade

When I was 65, in 2002, I started thinking about retirement. Needless to say, I wasn’t ready, but I thought I might be in 2005, so I began offering that date as the one. In 2005 I thought, “well, maybe … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments