• Poetry

    Sweet Oil

    by  • December 17, 2011 • Poetry • 0 Comments

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    Smelling fragrantly through the house warm olive oil and garlic. My father taught me love as I’d follow the odor through the hallway to the kitchen. Grown in the Italian sun stirred by my father’s hands we relished olio by the gallons. In Italy I learned to drink the oil as it dripped from...

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    Submission

    by  • July 21, 2010 • Poetry • 1 Comment

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    Cover letter Object to cover my nakedness that was revealed by my poem. Letter which when opened exposes truth, beauty, grit. Submission Here, do with my poem what you will. Simultaneous submission In unison, all of my voices ask to be heard. Manuscript Writings on my self. A container for wandering thoughts. Contact information...

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    Cram 9

    by  • July 21, 2010 • Poetry • 0 Comments

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    One of my poems has been selected for publication in Cram Volume 9: Poetry In The First, better known as Cram 9. Selected for publication was my poem titled ‘Submission’. I was preparing a letter with questions I had about submitting poetry to a journal. Some of the guidelines for publication seemed unclear to...

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    Poetry reading filming for CATV

    by  • July 19, 2010 • Poetry, Upper Valley, Vermont • 0 Comments

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    A number of us from the poetry writers group that meets at the Norwich VT Public Library gathered yesterday in Sharon VT. The day was hot, flowers were blooming, and words were spinning. We were filmed for a show due to be broadcast on our local community access TV, CATV. Luckily I didn’t throw...

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    Librarian Instincts

    by  • June 26, 2010 • Poetry • 0 Comments

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    Like a cat who circles before bedding down or the stag-horn beetles in territorial mating fights the dog who bats around a bird once flying freely. I corral a thought here catch a phrase there dig deeper for nuances that feed my spirit in the search reveals an answer to your query. My breath...

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