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Jul 30, 2020

Important personal announcement you must know.

Plus my heart is laid bare in this solo episode. Deeply vulnerable insight into my past. I talk about how my Macho upbringing fights with crying. My personal head trash shows itself. 

You'll learn why science says crying and orgasms produce similar healthful results. Makes...

Jul 21, 2020

Vulnerable ruminations. In this solo episode, I come up for air, pull my personal curtains open, and expose my latest vulnerable ruminations. Is there hope on today’s horizon? Find out.


  • Ruminate Like a Boss
  • Socially Distant Hugs
  • Withholding Affection—Ouch
  • Life is Obstacles
  • Mentally Exhausted Man

Jul 13, 2020

Heart-bared grand finale of The Phoenix is a Poet with my widowed guest co-host, poet, and Renaissance Man, Barry Johnson. If you haven’t listened to parts 1 and 2, please do that first because you don’t want to be lost.

In this episode,

Barry and I rock-on with our late-night chat.

We hit heaps of heavy head...

Jul 6, 2020

Welcome to part 2 of The Phoenix is a Poet with widower Barry Johnson. If you haven’t listened to part 1, please do that first because it gives you a terrific context.

In this episode, Barry and Emeric continue their open-heart conversation. You'll discover the number one reason why you should really keep a journal....

Jun 30, 2020

This is a story of unconditional love. Widowed poet Barry Johnson details how he met Beverly, the love of his life.

They couldn’t have kids but had the courage, when most couples balk, to adopt Megan, a beautiful young girl who for years was stuck in Kentucky’s foster-child system. All Megan ever wanted was a Mom.