Monthly Archives: August 2016

Morning Prayers

  Morning Prayers   begin with a reading not mine Hoagland, perhaps Pardlo             no need to rhyme * pick up a pencil             let your imagination go scratch out a verse, or five             until something flows * at times … Continue reading

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Good Fortune

“Bad luck for the young poet would be a rich father, an early marriage, an early success or the ability to do anything well.” – Charles Bukowski

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Every Poem Tells A Story

“Breathe in experience, breathe out poetry.” – Muriel Rukeyser Every poet is trying to say something with their poem. We all might not get. In fact, the poet may not get it because the idea, lesson or image might be buried too deep … Continue reading

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Louie Had It Right Back in ’67

“Seems to me it ain’t the world that’s so bad but what we’re doing to it, and all I’m saying is: see what a wonderful world it would be if only we’d give it a chance. Love, baby, love. That’s … Continue reading

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