Some winter solace

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It’s quite cold in Alaska right now. The kind of blue cracking cold that is beautiful but stinging. The kind of cold that makes iron of snow and ice beneath all. And yet, it’s important to get outside, to fill … Continued

Some treasures for your poet soul

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Even though the light is coming back, there is still plenty of darkness (actual and perhaps metaphorical to go around. Thank you Terri Windling for reminding me of this beauty.) Today’s answer, since tomorrow’s would surely be different: Write the … Continued

Poems that you can’t forget….

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. I read this poem last year when it was a finalist in the Poetry Contest. Then, I bought both of Cecily Parks’s books. I couldn’t get this poem out of my mind, and now a year later, I’m … Continued