Category Archives: poetry stuff

The Winner is …

I want to thank all 29 poetry lovers who stopped by my blog and entered the Big Poetry Giveaway.  I numbered the posters and used a random number generator to come up with the WINNER! But before you learn the … Continue reading

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Don’t forget to click on NaPoMo as if you didn’t already have enough to do!

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For the second year, I am posting a poem a day at the Gazebo, the workshop where I have posted poems and read/commented on others’ poems for some years now. It’s a fabulous site with serious poets and lots of good … Continue reading

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Big poetry giveaway

Kelli Russell Agodon, over at her blog, The Book of Kells, is hosting a poetry giveaway during National Poetry Month, which on the West Coast, starts in about 3 hours. I love the idea, so I’ve decided to participate. This … Continue reading

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Ode to morning pain

You live within its winnowing circle. “a dead baby in my cough” “a vaulting pole crushed within my spine” “scalding bits of broken glass inside my knee” “electric shocks delivered with a branding iron” “incompatible with having a self” “like nothing … Continue reading

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>Planning to Die

>Since I lost a job in palliative care, I’ve been at a loss for blog material. Or not so much lack of material, but an absent platform. I haven’t stopped thinking about end-of-life care, not at all. But for a … Continue reading

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