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19

2012

HAPPY LIFE

David Budbill continues a wry, joyful examination of life on his semi- metaphorical Judevine Mountain, writing about the New England seasons, fame and fortune, self-reliance, aging, and the engaged creative life. Read More...


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Thanks to a small group of David’s friends, including poet Jody Gladding, poetry organizer Lisa von Kann, and painter Susan Walp, a David Budbill Birthday Tribute takes place for the poet and playwright on June 13, 2016, his 76th birthday, hosted by Montpelier, Vermont’s Lost Nation Theater. Birthday Tribute to David Budbill from Susan Bettmann […]

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What follows is a transcript of a conversation between David and David French, a longtime friend, in April 2016. David French’s questions and comments are in italics. Unless otherwise indicated, all the poems are David Budbill’s. * * * * * * * David, I can’t help starting with one of my absolute favorites of […]

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What I did to Rewrite the Play, Judevine, for the Opera, A Fleeting Animal. by David Budbill When Erik came to me with the idea of turning a part of JUDEVINE into an opera, I, of course, said yes. After we decided on which part of the play we would use for the opera, almost […]

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