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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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Geminis sure can write. Today's the birthday of Theodore Roethke, Jamaica Kincaid, Raymond Carver, and Ralph Waldo Emerson. Hey! I'm a Gemini! :D

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Slept through Writer's Almanac. Dreamt Garrison Keillor read a poem by Raymond Carver through airport speakers as I drifted through the concourse in a blue evening gown. http://ow.ly/Vd6Y30c2enw

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"Yippee! I’m a poet, and I know it
Hope I don’t blow it."
—I Shall Be Free No. 10Bob Dylan, born May 24, 1941 http://ow.ly/urQS30c0kZC

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"Tyranny will make an entire population into readers of poetry." Joseph Brodsky, born May 24, 1940, died in 1996. Here's a poem: http://ow.ly/coSX30c0iQw

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Wow! Today's International Museum Day. The theme this year is "Speaking the unspeakable." Click on the map or use the search box to find events in your area. http://ow.ly/6hBw30bQxai

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My mother with me, so long ago.
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Here's a fun prompt from Silver Birch Press. Write about your first job, send it in with a photo. I keep thinking of David Sedaris working as a Santa's Elf. :D http://ow.ly/u1Pp30bxijP

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Our mothers before they were mothers... "Can a woman be both sexual and maternal, daring and responsible, innocent and wise?" http://ow.ly/BnW930bFKTS

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Headed to NYC for the launch of the "At Sea" issue of Women's Studies Quarterly from The Feminist Press at CUNY - Thrilled to have found such perfect home for "Darwin's Daughter." http://ow.ly/x5Gk30bCdAh

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Frida Kahlo "dabbles" in art while her famous husband paints murals. http://ow.ly/E2iL30bzoS6
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