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Barbara Alfaro
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Poet, essayist, playwright.
Poet, essayist, playwright.

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A very short story for Halloween. Boo!
Los Gatos
Los Gatos
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Before you buy that Halloween candy you might want to read my blog post about 10-million-year-old teeth.

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Candy Canes & Apes
Archaeologists
have discovered two teeth from 9.7 million years ago. The teeth belonged to a
great ape (can’t a gentler appellation be found for a beings who took such
marvelous care of their teeth?). The following is an archaeologist’s description
of one o...

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Some thoughts on rejecting rejection letters!

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Free Copies of Ebook "First Kiss"
To receive a complimentary copy of my chapbook of poems called 
"First Kiss" click here and then click the orange "Buy with
coupon" button on the right. Enter the coupon code FR48N and download
whatever format you prefer. I hope you enjoy reading my poetry.  

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Getting Poetry
Yesterday, I was delighted to learn from the Academy of American Poets that they now have an embed feature on their website Poetry.org. This means a poem that appears on their site may be shared on other websites. Thank you to those at the Academy responsib...
Getting Poetry
Getting Poetry
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A Poet's Anthology
Several years ago I participated as a student and a teaching assistant in a poetry MOOC (massive open online course) taught by former US poet laureate Robert Pinsky. At the completion of "The Art of Poetry," each participant compiled an anthology of favorit...
A Poet's Anthology
A Poet's Anthology
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Lilacs and Blueberry Pie
Originally titled "Sidekick," this post was published on my blog last Mother's Day. The little girl lying face up on the living room floor is me. My mother is lying beside me and we are both pedaling away on invisible bicycle wheels.The radio is on and I mu...
Lilacs and Blueberry Pie
Lilacs and Blueberry Pie
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