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Jackie Craven
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Author of "Our Lives Became Unmanageable" (Omnidawn, 2016)
Author of "Our Lives Became Unmanageable" (Omnidawn, 2016)

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At some point, I decided that keeping journals was a waste of time. I think I was wrong! http://ow.ly/T7io30cOVTa

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Just in time for summer -- Ice Cream Poems! I'm so happy to be in this anthology along with Lucia Cherciu, Barbara Crooker, Lori Desrosiers, Laura Foley, Michael Meyerhofer, and a buncha other cool writers. http://amzn.to/2rE4AGF

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"Make a wish," we said as he blew out the birthday candles. So he says, "I wish I wasn't 90!" Remembering my stepfather, James Hourrigan, on Father's Day.
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First Father's Day, James Craven with Jackie. Check out our NEW TV!
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How could I resist a poetry collection titled Lauren Bacall Shares a Limousine?

How could I resist a poetry collection titled Lauren Bacall Shares a Limousine? Even the table of contents is a joy to read. Included are: * “Pantoum for Mata Hari” * “Lady Godiva Reminisces” * “Before Her Round-the-World Flight Amelia Visits With a…

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Frédéric Bazille ... Imagining what might have been, if not for war. http://ow.ly/TH6J30ch4G3

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"A cake sat in the window,
Waiting for the world to wake up."
~ Mary Ruefle, Columbia Poetry Review.
The 30th anniversary issue has some of my favorite writers, and I’m honored to have two poems included.
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Headed to Cape Cod for a poetry workshop with Marge Piercy! :) http://ow.ly/MkXg30ciXB3

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A huge thank you to poetry friends Ginny Folger, Catherine Norr, Catherine DeSalle, and Sandra Manchester for helping me put together this interview for r.kv.r.y. Quarterly. Their shrewd questions lead me to thoughts I never thought I thought! http://ow.ly/HPqp30ciZSk

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"And I’d like to be a bad woman, too,
And wear the brave stockings of night-black lace
And strut down the streets with paint on my face."
~ Gwendolyn Brooks (1917-2000) born on June 7, a hundred years ago.
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