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Poem 106 – Belly & Spring Launch Date!

Belly - for mary-jo the belly is a containeran expandable home forred szechuan pepperspicing up fish soupfor trembling childhood beds &crone spirits from the pastdemanding that you rememberthe bellies that have come before you story is reala pliable clothesline youcan pull anytime & connectbetween trees of memory the belly asks that you consider its contents… Continue reading Poem 106 – Belly & Spring Launch Date!

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Virtual Launch w/ Dorothy Mahoney – 1 Week Away

On Thursday, September 3, 2020 beginning at 7pm, I have the distinct honour of hosting the Virtual Book Launch for the great poet Dorothy Mahoney. Her new book, Ceaseless Rain, (Palimpsest Press, 2020) is hot off the press. Join us as we talk about Ceaseless Rain, hear Dorothy read some poetry, and more – including… Continue reading Virtual Launch w/ Dorothy Mahoney – 1 Week Away

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The Pantoum & Other Poetics

Our reading, writing and crafting poetry workshop at the library last evening was soooooo wonderful and inspiring! Thank you to Dave, Beth, Ellie, Tammy, Jaylynne and Miller for joining us! Dorothy [Mahoney] was a stellar teaching - gifting us with the pantoum - a repetitive formulaic poetry that we followed to write our own poems!… Continue reading The Pantoum & Other Poetics