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David Brydges – Gathering & Sharing Poetry

I've always believed that being a writer, a poet - being an artist of any kind - means that our art expands from our souls to the page to the canvas or brick wall - into the world where others can experience it. In doing so, in the sharing of our art, we can connect with… Continue reading David Brydges – Gathering & Sharing Poetry

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What I Said – #CWS2016 – Panel and LCP Awards Presentation

I wanted to post the two pieces of writing that I shared because...well, I'm proud of them, and I'm proud of myself for having the guts to participate in this way. Also, I'm grateful for the opportunity to share the stage with incredible writers and advocates for writing, and I'm grateful to be a member… Continue reading What I Said – #CWS2016 – Panel and LCP Awards Presentation

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Poetic Opinions – On Fees, Dues and Definitions

It’s National Poetry Month for at least another week and a bit so I think it’s high time I write this particular blog. I'm gonna give you some transparency here. People ask me all the time 'how do you do it'? I'm not sure that they're asking specifically about how I exist as a professional… Continue reading Poetic Opinions – On Fees, Dues and Definitions