Tag Archives: poets

National Poetry Month. New York City Haiku. 4.12.2017

I’m thrilled to be a part of New York City Haiku published by The New York Times and Rizzoli Books. The book is available bookstores and from The New York Times Store online now. Read the city in three lines Read More

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Micro Memoir Freewrite. Poem 1. 2.4.2017

I’m having trouble with the notion that I am not “walking in another’s shoes” because I’m a college-educated New Yorker. An out-of-touch, East Coast liberal who can’t understand the pain of rural America today. I read this commentary about my Read More

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Labor Day. Freewrite Poem. 9.5.2016

Labor Day All weekend, I’ve chased sunflowers, while the holiday cheered itself along with BBQs and revelers, every Airbnb stocked to capacity. The mountain stood back from these first shorter days cloaked in her luscious dignity, an end-of-summer worn to Read More

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Freewrite. Orlando/Charleston. 6.20.2016

We write because we must. I believe that. And today, I had to write, grab a few minutes to get a freewrite poem on the page. Here it is unedited. What comes from this year of mourning, relentless, the losses Read More

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