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Patricia L. Johnson
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Used Book Treasures
One of my favorite poets is Ruth Stone. I have all her recent books, but now want to add her first two  poetry books to my collection - now that I have them I am reading Topography. It is a delight to read all the poems in it. I can see where she started as...

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Happy Thanksgiving
Happy Thanksgiving to each of you. This year I am listing my top five reasons for being grateful. My family and friends People who love me just the way I am Freedom Getting closer down the road to no hunger in our world Prayer Here are a few links to thanks...

Hi Gene -- thinking of you. Pat

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A Poem from a Film Still
The following poem came from a film by Kim Sooja titled A Needle Woman. Sometimes a still or picture seems to whisper to me a whole life, this poem developed that way. Here is a link to the film still of the needle woman lying on a rock from the artist's we...

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Nanowrimo
Not to late to participate!  http://nanowrimo.org/

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Voice
When a poem is closest to truth, there is a steady quality in the voice.

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After Sending a Poem Into the World
Sometimes after a poem has gone out into the world it tells me its true meaning. That's a delightful occurence.

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Rough Drafts
The excitement of a rough draft lies in its ability to suggest different outcomes for the poem. 

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