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Put Words Together; Make Meaning · 1Y ago

Going South

Look up the meaning of “go South,” and you will get two completely different sets of definitions. The first: 1. Sl. to make an escape; to disappear. 2. Sl. to fall; to go down. (Securities m...
Put Words Together; Make Meaning · 1Y ago

The Blessing

Nourish beginnings, let us nourish beginnings. Not all things are blest, but the seeds of all things are blest. The blessing is in the seed. ~Muriel Rukeyser Half the residency week has alre...
Put Words Together; Make Meaning · 1Y ago

Roadies

Early Sunday morning (really early), Kristin LaTour and I are taking our show on the road. Well, we don’t really have a show. Perhaps we should plan a dance routine or something. Jazz hands?...
Put Words Together; Make Meaning · 1Y ago

we see into the life of things

School was finally out Wednesday, and having looked forward to time to read and write for the last several weeks, I am now enjoying the quiet solitude of days where I don’t have to speak to ...
Put Words Together; Make Meaning · 1Y ago

On Hope and Poetry

Finally sun here in the Midwest – real sun, hot sun – and a slight breeze that made for perfect outside reading weather. My choice for the day was to begin The Redress of Poetry, a book of l...
Put Words Together; Make Meaning · 1Y ago

Beautiful Damage: White Stag’s Psychologia Issue

Like most writers, I am enamored with the look and feel of print – the paper, the cover art, the font choices, the design. I read as many print journals as I can, and although I can’t afford...
Put Words Together; Make Meaning · 1Y ago

Into the Undertow

When I was first starting to publish my work, a small press editor named Kendall A. Bell not only published my work in the online journal Chantarelle’s Notebook, but also released my second ...
Put Words Together; Make Meaning · 1Y ago

Into the Undertow

Finally. Spring Break. And a chance to read. When I was first starting to publish, Kendall A. Bell published some of my work at Chantarelle’s Notebook and then also published my second chapb...
Put Words Together; Make Meaning · 1Y ago

It’s in the Cards…A Review of Poet Tarot

Consulting the Poet Tarot I’m always on the lookout for something that will jumpstart my creative process, so when Two Sylvia’s Press released their Poet Tarot Deck as an app, I was curious ...
Put Words Together; Make Meaning · 1Y ago

On Writing & Having Written

Sunday morning, January 17, on a couch in the lobby of the Seaview Hotel in Galloway, New Jersey, suddenly lines about gorillas and game shows and science made perfect sense together in a po...