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Friday Night Excitement

There I was, writing a too-long poem for August Poetry Postcard and… a bat appears. Let me just say, I moved pretty darn fast. Locked myself in the bathroom while I tried to figure out what to do, having no … Continue reading

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Visiting Emily’s Bedroom

This very cool 360 experience from the NYTimes

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From William Carlos Williams

Footnote 151.22 re Sappho (From William Carlos Williams, Selected Poems, Edited by Robert Pinsky) This is a translation of Sappho’s Fragment 71. When it was published in Poems in Folio (1957), Williams included this note: I am 73 years old. … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo, Day 3

For Day 3, NaPoWriMo wrote: “Today I’d like to challenge you to write an elegy – a poem that mourns or honors someone dead or something gone by. And I’d like to ask you to center the elegy on an … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day 1

this telling of sky: •
the love it holds out to clouds •
protective of stars. Continue reading

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