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Present name called nothing

How do you ask for me?

Or would you do ask for a phone

Right away you would look silly

Accept it, otherwise its now yours to bemoan… 56 more words


National Book Award 2015 Nominees: Poetry

Day Two of the ever-so-slowly released National Book Award nominee longlists.  Poetry got real play today with titles well known and appreciated, titles forthcoming and appealing, and titles obscure and alluring.  115 more words


Random acts of poetry day! October 7, 2015

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What a wonderful idea. A day dedicated to poetry in the most conspicuous way! Get it started in your area then share on twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #raopoetryday

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Summers end and poetry readings

As the 2015 summer crawls toward its inevitable end I am quickly beginning to realize how inviting the crisp fall air just might become. As I turn the page of the calendar that hangs on my kitchen wall I realize this is the final month of the 3rd quarter in 2015. 238 more words

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Poetry to be published!

So far, I have had two declines and one acceptance! I entered an amateur poetry contest a few months ago and just received notification that one of my pieces will be published. 88 more words


Poetry to publish

Now that my classes at Wayne State University are over (until fall, 2015 that is), I am pushing myself to send out more pieces for consideration. 187 more words


In Celebration: Philip Levine

As you’re likely aware, US Poet Laureate (2011-2012) Philip Levine passed away Saturday, February 14. There have been innumerable articles and tributes to him this past week. 305 more words