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Poetry Lab: Week Four

            This is our fourth Poetry Lab and the first time we focus on a single poem instead of the usual two. “Cordially Yours, Regards” from Pearl Dandy is a lengthier poem than most I have written and, honestly, is more of a rant than a…

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My Thoughts

Poetry Lab: Week One

I sometimes think poetry is a mystic art. It is the conjuring of words and forms, meter and (sometimes) rhyme to transport—intellectually and emotionally if not, at times, spiritually—both poet and reader to another place where we can commune in some deeper understanding of one another. No matter the subject,…

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My Random Musings

The Fear of Failure

A little over two years ago, after struggling for some time with the loss of my parents, I decided to put the hurt I was feeling to work for me. Specifically, I decided the poetry and some of the short fiction I had been writing in the interim might prove beneficial…

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