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Laura Rodley has two new books!

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Congrats to Laura Rodley. She has two new poetry books out this spring. Counter Point by Prolific Press came out March 22. I had the pleasure of reading it (and blurbing it). It’s a pirate tale, which will  “transport you to the North Atlantic in the early 1700s. Novelistic in scope, Counter Point uses scene, …

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Prompts and ponies

Toy horse © Ellen Wade Beals, 2014

Hey there — it’s Poetry Month!  Are you looking for inspiration?  Consider these sites that will help if you have writer’s block. Karen Craigo’s Better View of the Moon has been featuring prompts all month; when it is not Poetry Month, Karen writes about other topics of interest to writers. Marty McConnell’s Fierce Voice, which …

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Hunger by Laura Rodley

Falling Leaves © Laura Rodley, 2016

Hunger Does the maple leaf hunger for the sun, shaking hands with its light, the light that turns the maples’ leaves to rusty orange, heavy with color, so heavy they drop? Does the cardinal hunger for its mate, how they are never more than twenty feet away from each other, the wind of their flight, …

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Guest Post: Laura Rodley “Gateway”

Crecopia © Laura Rodley, 2016

Gateway Gateway to heaven, Cecropia flits to my doorway, flaps her wings, Morse code from God, life everlasting, she lays her full body against my brass doorknob. Her journey is done, her wings are tattered, she will lay her eggs and disappear. Like all faith, she is ephemeral and falls down from the skies. How …

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