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NaPoMo, Day 3

It should not surprise anyone that google-imaging "Syria" or "Syria civil war" turns up really intense, disturbing images. This one is one of the least disturbing, and this was the springboard for today's poem. Day 3:Rachel’s Poem at the PFFA: Things We Lost In the FireSomeone Else’s Awesome Poem: Emily Dickinson, "I Cannot Live With You" 

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NaPoMo, Day 1

Today is the kickoff of National Poetry Month. WOOOOO! It's like Poetry Christmas! I am once again participating in the 30-in-30 challenge, posting at the PFFA. I'll be linking to the poems from here, and I'll also be including a link to someone else's work, too. Day 1: Rachel's Poem at the PFFA: NightmaresSomeone Else's Awesome Poem: Valzhyna Mort, "Belarusian I" 

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getting away, coming back

This weekend was the 21st annual Winter Poetry and Prose Getaway, hosted by Murphy Writing Seminars. As always, it was an incredibly fruitful weekend, during which I immersed myself in the work of four other poets as we helped each other de- and then reconstruct full length collections of poetry. It was a wonderful experience. On… Continue reading getting away, coming back