Monthly Archives: May 2012

In the Garden of Returning Heroes (sample)

Flights of the Fallen continue to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. A river of the Fallen has been transported to and then from that place; the river at times has been swift and deep and at others slow and … Continue reading

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How to Live: A Program of 12 Concurrent Steps (sample)

for Jim Milstead and Judy Teresa, friends and mentors Over the decades, I’ve embraced or fought off despair at various times. When I realized finally that more than anything I needed a program of 12 concurrent steps I could use … Continue reading

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Kuntz and Company interview!

I am honored to be featured in a Question and Answer interview with Kuntz and Company posted today. I thoroughly enjoyed being interviewed by Branden M. Griffith about Phrasings in Word and Dance and artistic collaboration. Read the interview here. … Continue reading

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Grace (sample)

After nightfall an anonymous sculptor and helpers install a statue below a Fairhaven bluff. As platform, they choose the jagged tin boulder surrounded by water at high tide. They balance the statue perfectly on one foot, and bolt it in … Continue reading

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I am no different (sample)

I found The Soloist: A Lost Dream, An Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music (2008) by Steve Lopez to be a fine book. I loved reading about Nathaniel Anthony Ayers – The Soloist – and found his story … Continue reading

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The NaPoWriMo Interviews ~ Jennifer Bullis

I’d like to welcome poet Jennifer Bullis. Jennifer, it’s such an honor to have you here for an interview. Thank you! Please provide us with a short bio (up to you; say, 50 words or so?) I grew up in … Continue reading

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The NaPoWriMo Interviews ~ Andrew Shattuck McBride

Now that NaPoWriMo 2012 is over (whew!), I want to continue a conversation about NaPoWriMo and about writing poems with a handful of poets I admire. First of all, I’d like to welcome Andrew Shattuck McBride as my first interviewee … Continue reading

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