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Christmas Lights

I’d like to say that I just sit down at the keyboard and bang these posts out in 20 minutes.  I don’t, but I’d like to be able to say that the words just flow from my brain to my … Continue reading

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When You Have No Power You Go Swimming in the Dark

This line has been going through my head all week.  It’s been a mantra.  Over and over it plays, demanding to be taken places from innocence to tragic.  It’s the creative process.  A word, a phrase, a sentence can all … Continue reading

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Poetry Stuff and Publishing Stuff

I came across a great title for a poem this week: When the Power Failed We Went Swimming in the Dark. I know! Brilliant! If I just had a poem to go with the title – it would be perfect.  … Continue reading

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Writer’s Conference

This last week I was at the Catamaran Writer’s Conference.  I find these conferences a challenge.  On one extreme, the being with gifted writers and learning about the art and craft of writing a poem.  Then there is the introverted, … Continue reading

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