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Susan Rich
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Poet, Writer, Editor and Teacher for Hire
Poet, Writer, Editor and Teacher for Hire

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After 30 Years, I Write a Poem
Dear Reader, Now that I've practiced my literary confessions a couple of times, I think I'm getting the hang of it. So here goes something. When I was in my twenties I joined the US Peace Corps and worked in West Africa as an English teacher at Lycee Korund...
After 30 Years, I Write a Poem
After 30 Years, I Write a Poem
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An Early Confession: Poetry, Art, and "Gigantic Day"
I think this is the confessional Varos had in mind Dear Reader, This is my second ever confession. I'm still trying to get the hang of this so that confession feels like something worthwhile for you to read, for me to write. Perhaps this should be the Poetr...
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My Weekly Poem / Not My Poem: The Bridge / C.Dale Young
Dear Reader, I think discovering a new, amazing poem (even if it is only new to you) is one of the great joys in life. The Bridge by C. Dale Young   is the poem I woke up to this morning (you can stroll down and read it now, or wait) . And perhaps because i...
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What I Love About Teaching Poetry Workshops
The Joy of Writing in 2018 As the world outside my control becomes crazier and crazier, I am more thankful than I've ever been for poetry. Poetry is my longest relationship --- literally I began writing poetry as a child (thank you to Miss Schiavo, my third...
What I Love About Teaching Poetry Workshops
What I Love About Teaching Poetry Workshops
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My First Confession
Explorations of the Oronoco I love the idea of confession, not poetic confession or religious confession but blogger confession --- nothing too messy; nothing too dangerous. But what do I know? The true name of this activity is the sacrament of penance. It ...
My First Confession
My First Confession
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Coming Soon to a Blog Near to You --- Or A Blog Far From You~
I started this blog in early 2009 which means that The Alchemist's Kitchen is 9 years old next month. Begun as a way to introduce my book, The Alchemist's Kitchen, into the world --- blogging became a way to face the blank screen unafraid, to communicate wi...
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Stolen Pleasure of the Poetic Kind(s)
A poetry thief on the loose in Friday Harbor! Imagine my surprise to find all four of my books disappeared from the Whiteley Center Library! One book might  be misplaced, a second could be lost --- but all four? Doesn't seem likely. My poet friends think th...
Stolen Pleasure of the Poetic Kind(s)
Stolen Pleasure of the Poetic Kind(s)
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Happy Solstice - A Blessing for What is Absent
So this hasn't been the best of years. At least not for our country. And yet, the lights are still on, the mortgage gets paid, I'm still working as a writer/poet/professor ---I've made it this far! I offer this poem tonight to try and give thanks for what w...
Happy Solstice - A Blessing for What is Absent
Happy Solstice - A Blessing for What is Absent
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You Must Remember This --- What Is The Difference Between a Poem Publication and a Kiss?
What's the difference between a poem publication and a kiss?  Well, when my sweetheart kisses me, I don't need to announce it far and wide nor do I worry that this is our final kiss. I am reasonably sure there are more kisses to come! However, when a journa...
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8th Annual Poets on the Coast with Claudia Castro Luna, Washington's Poet Laureate
A perfect holiday gift for you or a poet you love Poets on the Coast: A Weekend Writing Retreat for Women is celebrating our 8th year of poetry workshops, art classes, and guest poets this September 7-9th in La Conner, WA. When Kelli Agodon and I began crea...
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