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The influence of a mother

A few days after mothers day, add to this the excellent blog from Upwitscreek https://upwitscreek.wordpress.com/2015/05/13/swinging-the-bat/

and this morning the non-fiction prompt from “The Time is Now” ‏coming into my in-box with this statement: 743 more words

LIFE

Being "Home," Being Adopted, Being Lemn Sissay

In the journey to and from home, there are many intersections, places where 2 or more roads meet. When you are expecting a delivery to your home, what do they ask you? 545 more words

Adoptees

The beloved city poet you've never heard of

At the time of his death in 1867, he was one of the most popular writers in the city: a critically acclaimed poet, satirist, and social commentator whose work was published in leading periodicals and recited by schoolkids. 379 more words

Bars And Restaurants

April is Poetry Month: Poem a Day #14

Taken from the Knopf site; direct link below.

Edward Hirsch lost his son twenty-two-year-old son, Gabriel, in 2011. His most recent book is the frank elegy of a father who wants to see his son’s death clearly but also to narrate his life, in all its vivid and vexing detail, before it is rubbed dim by memory. 201 more words

Poietes

April is Poetry Month: Poem a Day #13

Taken from the Knopf site; direct link below.

D. Nurkse is a poet of childhood’s existential moments — which inform adult understanding, if we can still hear that music, or recall, as the poet does, the sway of those long-ago thoughts. 106 more words

Poietes

April is Poetry Month: Poem a Day #9

Backpost. I know that I published this particular poem-a-day, as well as a few others, but they seem to have disappeared . . . At least, I think that I know . 250 more words

Poietes

Publishing Journey: Going Hollywood

These are the 2 most common questions I’ve been asked by people in regards to my upcoming book:
1. Do you get to design the cover? 908 more words

Publishing Journey