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FLP Book of the Day!!

Alphapoetica: A Poetry Primer for the Everyday Poet is part memoir, part poetry collection, plus writing guide. I can’t wait to share it with you! TO ORDER GO TO: finishinglinepress.com/product/alphap…RESERVE YOUR COPY TODAY #poetry #primer #flp

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Happy New Year!

2022 means new projects of the heart are ready to launch! My latest novel for children and a new poetry collection are both available now for preorder from their respective publishers: https://bit.ly/3eLltti and https://bit.ly/3mPDgEl. I’m so happy to share my … Continue reading

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LAUNCHED

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Hot off the Press

I am over the moon that Elinormal is featured on the Children’s Book Council’s Hot off the Press list! This book began years ago as a few scribbled lines across a newspaper page as I sat in the lobby of … Continue reading

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Poemsong

I sent my aunt a Mary Oliver poem that spoke to me about the futility of worry. It ends with the lines Finally, I saw that worrying had come to nothing. And gave it up. And took my old body … Continue reading

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Bountiful

I grab a cup of coffee early, new steam rich and thickly rising as daylight rises over distant hills entering the quiet garden, fully awake now in the flowering – I wait among those that are just what they are … Continue reading

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Pending

A real estate listing sent in a text 29 photos, inside and out our very first house around the corner from the womb of our parents the place we began here is the odd-shaped room where our babies slept here … Continue reading

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Transformation

.I love this New Yorker article.“You know when botanists bisect a tree, and can tell by the thickness of rings what the conditions were like that year? This feels like we had that year, and this is what happened.” http://bitly.ws/dS2G

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What Love Tastes Like

When we first moved from Buffalo, we’d have Sunday dinner with my grandparents every week. My father was their only remaining child – his brother had drowned years and years before, leaving a wake of sadness to seep into everything. … Continue reading

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Vaccination Day

We parked in lot 7, as instructed lined up single file, greyhaired and masked up outside the humanities building, where no students currently sit listening to lectures about post-modern anything instead, there we were, silent captives forced to bear witness … Continue reading

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