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Week 52: King of Letterpresses - Walt Whitman
It's been fifty-two weeks since I started this project of drawing a Poet Tarot Card to see me through the week. That's a full year of this project.  This week the card is the King of Letterpresses - Walt Whitman. So, what can I learn from Whitman?  My first...
It's been fifty-two weeks since I started this project of drawing a Poet Tarot Card to see me through the week. That's a full year of this project.  This week the card is the King of Letterpresses - Walt Whitman. So, what can...
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Confession Tuesday
Dear Reader: It's been a week since my last confession. This past week seems to have gone quickly. Often times the weekends seem that way but I confess not so much the work week. But this one did and I can't quite explain why.Of course I'd like the weekends...
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The Mag #259 It's A Clown Thing
I will not be swallowed by your rotund laughter. Nor pierced by your carnival eyes.  No, what I would do is to reach, into your face in that way you disrespect my personal space, and with much malice squeeze that bogus red nose of yours. Who was it that fir...
I will not be swallowed by your rotund laughter. Nor pierced by your carnival eyes.  No, what I would do is to reach, into your face in that way you disrespect my personal space, and with much malice squeeze that bogus red no...
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New Poetry to Read - Just in Time For The Weekend
What better way to start a weekend than to come home from work and find a new poetry book in your mailbox? Earth by Cecilia Woloch is the Winner of the 2014 Two Sylvias Press Chapbook Prize. I've previously read her poetry collection titled Late and  found ...
What better way to start a weekend than to come home from work and find a new poetry book in your mailbox? Earth by Cecilia Woloch is the Winner of the 2014 Two Sylvias Press Chapbook Prize. I've previously read her poetry co...
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Week 50: Robert Lowell - The Personal Bleeding Into Writing
This weeks Tarot Card connects me to Robert Lowell. My first impression, another tortured soul of a writer. But I also know Lowell to be an influence on numerous poets from his time period. Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, Elizabeth Bishop, W.D. Snodgrass to name...
This weeks Tarot Card connects me to Robert Lowell. My first impression, another tortured soul of a writer. But I also know Lowell to be an influence on numerous poets from his time period. Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, Elizabet...
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Week 51: Nine of Quills
My Poet Tarot card drawn this week was the Nine of Quills.  This card offers a reminder that just as there are bumps along life's road, there are bumps in a writer/artist life. Just as much of life is beyond our own control, there are things that happen tha...
My Poet Tarot card drawn this week was the Nine of Quills.  This card offers a reminder that just as there are bumps along life's road, there are bumps in a writer/artist life. Just as much of life is beyond our own control, ...
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This is an incredible find... for some in to take a portion of text and marry it to a photograph - very cool find
I found lines to a poem from my first book on Pinterest.  Someone had matched it up with this incredible photo. I was pretty amazed to find it and that someone took the time to create visual with the words. That's the mirac...
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VERY COOL STORY. :-)
We weren't planning to add a new family member when we went to PetCo last Tuesday. We were just shopping for pet food. We love to look at the adoptable animals though, so we stopped into the adoption center Kansas City Pet Pr...
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Confession Tuesday - Pre-Lenten Edition
Dear Reader:                                                                     It has been some serious weeks since I did my last Confession Tuesday and when I was thinking about this last night I was at a loss for for what I would say. I almost thought I...
Dear Reader:                                                                     It has been some serious weeks since I did my last Confession Tuesday and when I was thinking about this last night I was at a loss for for wh...
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The Language of Love
The Eskimos had
fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as
many for love.~ Margaret Atwood
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Week 49: Ten of Mentors - Don't Hesitate to Fix What's Broken
This card is a tough one for me because it gives me permission to make changes to things that are not working.  Sometimes I will struggle through something past a reasonable period of time. I don't like to give up. I often equate this with failure. Yet, fai...
This card is a tough one for me because it gives me permission to make changes to things that are not working.  Sometimes I will struggle through something past a reasonable period of time. I don't like to give up. I often eq...
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