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Poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti‘s 96th birthday rolls around on March 24, 2015. Let’s get a head start on celebrating this iconic author’s nativity by paying homage to his classic poem “I Am Waiting,” which first appeared in A Coney Island of the Mind —…
My interview with Found Poetry Review was posted today! The Found Poetry Review was founded in 2011 and celebrates the poetry in the existing and the everyday.
This month’s edition of Verse-Virtual not only published four of my poems, but also, included Utah fellow poet Colin B. Douglas whose poems are not to be missed! Colin is “the preeminent Mormon, surrealist, Native American (Samish Indian Nation) poet over the age of seventy writing in Utah at this time. Retired […]
Check out this interesting and inspiring list of books nominated by 25 writers per the request of the editors at World Literature Today. Some of these may make your holiday list for giving or your own reading list… get inspired! The Results: 25 Books That Inspired the World […]
What about Edgar Allan Poe? Emily Dickinson? Hemingway? Plath? Read this whimsical article on mental_floss by Erin McCarthy and imagine yourself seated at the table with your favorite writer and a variety of good recipes… from Poe’s eggnog to Plath’s tomato soup cake. Great fun! If you like […]
If you don’t already subscribe to Erika Dreifus‘ free monthly newsletter The Practicing Writer you may be missing some great opportunities. It’s a nice reminder that you need to submit your writing on a regular basis to get your work out there… it’s also a nice reminder that […]
Pablo Neruda wrote beautiful odes to mundane things, and this poem is no exception. Read this brief article by Brainpickings Maria Popova and/or click here to listen to the poem. The text of the poem is also included in the article. Below are a few of my favorites lines… “Book, […]