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my world AIDS day 07 text message poem [765]:

Monday, December 3rd, 2007

my world AIDS day 07 txt msg poem: nu fone 2day. i trnsfr AIDS- dead cntacts w/the living. miss u, want u back. what profit can b in no cure?
med cannabis keeps us aliver.
–richard kearns & weho/la mmj cmnty

dire passages: kearns sidelined 51 days from g-tube infection (764)

Sunday, November 25th, 2007

chers on thanxg—
just a getting well thanks note. today, thanksgiving, thursday nov 22, 2007, here in lthe la/weho greater metropolitan area, i have been sidelined for 51 days from infection in & accompanying abcess around g-tube placed october 11. hospitalized in cedars 23-oct to 6-nov and bouncing back and forth between the nursing home wing […]

kearns’ personal AIDS medical update: my new g-tube, fat HIVers, occult wasting & stigma (763)

Monday, October 15th, 2007

i write this post to you with my newly-placed g-tube sticking out of my abdomen from a big patch of bleach-white gauze and paper tape, a feeding device to provide me with enough supplemental calories to gain 20 pounds and stabilize there by the end of the year. i’m sore — my doctor threaded […]

kaiser network: two-thirds u.s. hivers overweight or obese (761)

Friday, October 5th, 2007

Public Health & Education | About Two-Thirds of HIV-Positive People in U.S. Overweight, Obese, Study Says
[Oct 04, 2007]
About two-thirds of HIV-positive people in the U.S. might be overweight or obese, “mirroring” the total U.S. population, according to a study released Thursday at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America […]

table of contents at for wednesday, september 12, 2007, los angeles & west hollywood, ca

Wednesday, September 12th, 2007

kearns’ collected september widgets @ aids-write (756)
kearns’ new poem: river beast (755)

i roll into
monday brightness
feetseeking earth
a sundayless
waiting to wake
(medicating for non-heaval
sun-burnishing the pain)
i hear
the riverroadcall
deep humm’d
feel the pull of my
pre-steps practiced
dreamed & planned to
imaginary imperfection
traipsed to my
inner port & back
in unanticipation &
urgency & certain-seem’d
sureity about returnity
(shots & prepills &
ointments & more pre)
river song
river call
river might
river […]

kearns’ collected september widgets @ aids-write (756)

Wednesday, September 12th, 2007

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adventures in unimaginable numbers: from the npp (national priorities […]

joe conason at the la times: bill clinton’s new book, “giving”: each of us can change the world (750)

Sunday, September 9th, 2007

‘Giving’ by Bill Clinton
The former president says that by donating time and money, each of us can change the world.

By Joe Conason, Special to The Times
September 8, 2007
. . . in his new book, “Giving,” Clinton doesn’t quite come to grips with the hard questions. He prefers cheerleading to analysis, lavishing indiscriminate praise on […]

kearns’ poem for la-weho townhall med cannabis update 8-30 (748)

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

i am the
red red shadow
of your heart
draped upon
what once was a
silvery nightlighter
grey & ash
burned to blood
rising in the sky
your flightlight
your heart
our hearts
betrayed & savored
saltstone flavored
passion bled
revealed coalblack &
eclipsed in love
fumeshot &
smokehot &
breathed in silence
—richard kearns
LA-WEHO TOWNHALL MEETING: MEDICAL CANNABIS UPDATE, Thursday night, August 30, 2007 at Plummer Park Community Center, rooms 5-6, 7377 Santa Monica […]

sister blogger jasmyne cannick at nbjc: laura richardson wins 37th us congressional district seat (carson, long beach, compton, signal hill, watts, & willowbrook) (8-22-07) (747)

Thursday, August 23rd, 2007

Laura Richardson Wins!

Yep that’s right. I’m standing next to California State Assemblywoman Laura Richardson who is the newest member of the United States Congress, unofficially.
With 100 percent of the 334 precincts reporting in the race for California’s 37th Congressional District, Richardson has emerged as victorious in her campaign to replace the […]

adjournment list of military dead at weho cc meeting 8-20-07 (745)

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007

List of military personnel killed between of 7/17/07 and 8/20/07
as reported by the Department of Defense.
Total deaths as of Monday, 8/20/07: 4,003
Cpl. Steve Edwards, 35
Spc. Zachariah J. Gonzalez, 23
Pfc. Charles T. Heinlein Jr, 23
Pfc. Alfred H. Jairala, 29
Sgt. Stephen R. Maddies, 41
Sgt. Bradley W. Marshall, 37
Spc. Daniel F. Reyes, 24
Cpl. Jason M. Kessler, […]