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The Life of a Poet

Does anyone ever feel like you’re writing and you’re in a groove and you’re doing so awesome that you’re creating something like or but you’re really coming up with this?

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What Gets Noticed

So I got a poem accepted today by the Eunoia Review today and it will come out in late June 2016. It’s like the ninth or tenth “fatherhood” poem, but the sixth “Sam” poem accepted. I’ve mentioned before that I’ve … Continue reading

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From Minstrel: “After The Disaster”

Living in our last apartment, we lived in the suburbs, but we were still definitely within the city. We didn’t have a lot of untended green spaces around, and parks were small. Yards were small. Your neighbors lived right next … Continue reading

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From Hanami: Canoeing

One of the things that my wife introduced me to when we first started dating was canoeing. Kayaking is a lot more popular and we more often paddled by them than other canoers. My first time out with Becky, was … Continue reading

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Toastmaster Speech 2: Are You Not Entertained?

Thank you M/M Toastmasters, and good afternoon, fellow Toastmasters and guests, My speech today is title “Are you not entertained?” As a poet and the husband of a singer and music teacher, I live in a family where art is … Continue reading

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From Hanami: On Viewing “The Eternal Idol” by Rodin

This poem was one of the first I wrote when I moved to the East Coast. Being new to the area, I didn’t have a lot to do on a lot of afternoons. My first few months were spent looking … Continue reading

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The Haiku: Is It Worth It?

This will be a brief and arguably trite post. I will probably do another one with “Part II” at the end, but I don’t know yet and so I don’t have a “Part I” above. I received my copy of Bottle … Continue reading

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