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A poem a day for Poetry month

A poem a day for Poetry month

  I have been doing the PAD Challenge every year since 2010 and this year will be no exception. Because many journals have fairly strict rules about what is considered prior publication, I stopped posting my daily drafts on my blog and took down the […]

The words leak out my ears

The words leak out my ears

I see that it has been a very long time since I posted here and believe me, it is not because I went into dry-storage. I taught poetry over the summer then went straight to a busy fall semester with three writing-intensive courses and of […]

Sometimes things happen: April and the NaBloPoMo challenge

Sometimes things happen: April and the NaBloPoMo challenge

It is hard to predict why some Aprils work and others don’t. One of my best years for the April Poetry Challenge was the year my mother died, although I did not know that then. What I did know was that she was taking almost […]

Protected: Poem 12: Staring at the Future

Protected: Poem 12: Staring at the Future

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Protected: Poem 11: The Disney Defense

Protected: Poem 11: The Disney Defense

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Protected: Day 9: The Cure

Protected: Day 9: The Cure

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Protected: Day 8: On Doodling Instead of Taking Notes in School

Protected: Day 8: On Doodling Instead of Taking Notes in School

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Protected: Poem 7: Urban Blues

Protected: Poem 7: Urban Blues

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Protected: Poem 6: Hopper’s “Nighthawks”: Large Ginger Cat Remix

Protected: Poem 6: Hopper’s “Nighthawks”: Large Ginger Cat Remix

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Protected: Poem 5: Everything Dies

Protected: Poem 5: Everything Dies

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