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Fraiku: Purpose

The purpose of a porpoisepostulated precisely in a pleasing poemthat the porpoise’s purpose’s play (For this week’s Living Poetry Prompt and, just in case you missed it, my poem At the Beach appeared on Whispers and Echoes yesterday.)

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Allegro & Adagio

I just got my copy of Allegro & Adagio, Dance Poems Vol. II. It’s a beautiful book with hundreds of poems about all things dance. If you’re about to begin the annual frenzy of consumption, you should definitely consider this … Continue reading

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Month End Report

The goal of National Poetry Month is survival and after participating in three poetry workshops, reading at two events, attending another reading, writing poetry on demand, writing while kayaking on the Haw River, writing while taking the Poet’s Walk and … Continue reading

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World Without Consequences

“Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple.” ~ Barry Switzer They had every advantage and took them all. Every birthday car, provided. Every speeding ticket, fixed. Every drunken accident, forgotten. They … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

My mother requested a poem for Mother’s Day. It is shared here with her kind permission. Anchors I used to get anchors stuck in my eye when I was a boy playing in the woods. It wasn’t until I was … Continue reading

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July (a workshop poem)

The Holly Springs workshop Saturday went very well. We had twelve participants and I was impressed that everyone was willing to share poems they’d written in under five minutes mere moments before. For my random prompt, I rolled a 12-sided … Continue reading

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