Patrick liked the writing style in this letter from Gretchen, as did I, though it was painful for him to read. Some references have been edited at my sister’s request. WARNING: Sensitive readers may be offended by this letter’s foul language or the reality of the tale itself. CHAPTER ONE You pegged Pedro dead to (more)
Even in mundane correspondence, Patrick and his friends remained true to their artistic, poetic roots. Their imagery and storytelling lushly fills the pages. This is one reason I share these letters: to share his love of words and his practice and appreciation of the wordsmith craft. Patrick saved this exchange in a separate file, clearly (more)
A letter from Patrick in 1983 in which he shares jukebox memories triggered by JPI’m the son of Patrick of Meadows.
I found this letter from Patrick in a box of stuff I’ve been schlepping around for 31 years, a letter he wrote back in January of 1981 when I still lived in Phoenix. It had been five years since I’d seen him, but we did correspond occasionally by post. JPI’m the son of Patrick of (more)
Another letter recently found along with a stack of others. I’ll continue to scan and publish them as time allows. JPI’m the son of Patrick of Meadows.
Another letter from Patrick, this one dated 17 March 1975. Those were desperate times for me, but how much they shaped my future I can’t say. PatrickPatrick Meadows 1934 – 2017. patrick-meadows.com