Monthly Archives: July 2013

We will always have Paris… & Helen

Paris said, “Let’s do lunch.” Helen answered, “Don’t toy with me,” but it was too late. Paris misheard, whisked her away to Troy, & that wasn’t all Homer said. Let’s face it: Helen’s launched a thousand ships & a vast … Continue reading

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Making a Life

Making a Life You, with soul & character deep & clear as a mountain lake without glacial till: you harbor empathy & compassion for others. Are you treating yourself with empathy & compassion? Don’t be concerned about “making a living.” … Continue reading

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Risk: A Verse

Raze blocks & hurdles, & write & defeat wrongs. Write your truth, write to unbury & expose & defeat fear. Raise the stakes, because you write for yourself, you write for those you love, you write out of love, you … Continue reading

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Raven Chronicles

I’m delighted to report that I just received my contributor’s copies of the current issue of Raven Chronicles. I’d like to thank the editors very much for including my work. My poem “Today” is featured in this issue. I read … Continue reading

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Artist Profile in the Bellingham Herald

Originally posted on Jennifer Bullis :
Yesterday, the Bellingham Herald ran an Artist Profile of me in advance of my chapbook launch next Wednesday. The interviewer, Margaret Bikman, had me discuss details about my writing process and my attraction to poetry…

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