poetry in Ireland . . .

“Irish improves a poet.”

~Sina Queyras


Now is the time to pre-order my new book, “silhouettes . . .”

This little book of silhouettes is now available for pre-order just in time to have it signed and ready for the holidays and beyond . . .

To place your order, email davideleeblack@gmail.com with the quantity of the order and it will be personally signed and shipped promptly to you address.


in truth we had found the key . . .

“In truth we had found the key
But its application would unravel this mystery . . .”

~A Passage in Time
Dead Can Dance
bevin-soloman-providence-17This photograph was taken in Providence, RI with the wildly talented international belly dancer, Bevin Soloman.

look right through me . . .

“Made to feel the way that every child should
Sit and listen – sit and listen
Went to school and I was very nervous
No one knew me – no one knew me
Hello teacher tell me what’s my lesson
Look right through me – look right through me . . .”



Willbrook School Front Door  2


This was taken in County Clare, Ireland at the Willbrook School, now abandoned . . .

fishing for likes (or validation of existence ?)

What makes these people try to appeal to other humans across this vast network of tubes we call the internet? In most part, these are other humans that they have never, and will never meet.


This video pretty much sums it up:



This photograph is from a real point in my existence when I got up pre dawn to see the sunrise at York Beach, Maine.


Fishing for likes:)York beach.stroked