When you select a place in which to have action happen--be it for a story, an essay, or a poem--this place will affect many other aspects of the piece you're writing. It's not a choice that you should waltz into without forethought.
The following are some of the aspects of a written text that will be…Continue
Posted Wednesday Artist, a look at Derek Jarman's 'Blue':
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Posted a found poem, "Cold Can Be Beautiful":
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Posted Monday Muse Asks, Did You Know?, another in an occasional series featuring poetry-related items you might have missed.
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Proliferative Ashes is a poem about loss and love; it is a poem about language, and about the loss of language.
When I started studying Celan, I felt a connection with this lover of words, of poetry, and of people. I came to learn that, as a…Continue
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Posted 'Bey of Revenge', about Beyonce and 'Becky with good hair':
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Posted a Monday Muse post about my search for poet Kaylin Haught:
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Posted Thursday's Three, a trio of new titles for your reading list:
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Posted Poetry & Scent, a video about an exhibition presented in Chicago earlier this year.
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Posted a new poem, 'There All Along', in remembrance of my late brother.
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Posted a Monday Muse reflection on attending a poetry reading by California Poet Laureate Dana Gioia and musical performance by the U.S. Army Chorus.
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Posted Saturday Short, featuring novelist, cartoonist, illustrator, and playwright Lynda Barry on poetry.
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Posted Thursday's Three, a trio of upcoming art-and-poetry-related exhibitions:
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National Poetry Month enters the countdown to its conclusion. Celebrate the event's final days with 'Bird Lands', from 'Neruda's Memoirs: Poems':
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Posted Monday Muse profile of Maine's new Poet Laureate, Stuart Kestenbaum:
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Posted Thought for the Day, quoting poet Terrance Hayes.
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Posted a review of Megan Willome's 'The Joy of Poetry':
And, to play catch up, here are links to Monday's and Tuesday's posts:
Monday Muse: New Oregon Poet Laureate: a profile of Oregon's eighth PL, Elizabeth Woody.…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on April 20, 2016 at 7:23am — No Comments
I have been a writer all my life. Writing was/is a way for me to capture my feelings, make sense of the world , maintain some sense of sanity in this often crazy world. Writing for me is like breathing. My first inspiration was my mother, and she still is. My mother is an Artist, a writer, a teacher, a librarian, eco-bed and breakfast owner, landscape architect and more She is an all around fearless woman who dares to do what she sets her mind to ,a take no prisoners approach. My…Continue
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THE BELL JAR read by Maggie Gillenhall
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