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James Weldon Johnson’s Ex-Colored Man

I’m not sure where this little book came from / how it ended up on my shelf, but I’m glad it did. This somewhat abridged version of James Weldon Johnson’s Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (first published in 1912) was made

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James Weldon Johnson’s Ex-Colored Man

I’m not sure where this little book came from / how it ended up on my shelf, but I’m glad it did. This somewhat abridged version of James Weldon Johnson’s Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (first published in 1912) was made

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Portraits Out of Focus: Family History

I spent the past few days with this lovely copy of Vita Sackville-West’s Family History (1933). Note the copyright restriction warning on the front cover: “Not to be introduced into the British Empire and U.S.A.”

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Portraits Out of Focus: Family History

I spent the past few days with this lovely copy of Vita Sackville-West’s Family History (1933). Note the copyright restriction warning on the front cover: “Not to be introduced into the British Empire and U.S.A.”

(Not) An Easter Poem

I realize by most people, this isn’t thought of as an Easter poem, really, since it was written with a different, specific historical moment in mind (namely the end of WW1), but when I think of spring, and of life

(Not) An Easter Poem

I realize by most people, this isn’t thought of as an Easter poem, really, since it was written with a different, specific historical moment in mind (namely the end of WW1), but when I think of spring, and of life

Spring has Sprung

Originally posted on Annette C. Boehm:
Happy spring, everyone! Look for new poems of mine in these handsome journals: Under the Radar, issue 16, February 2016 (available through Nine Arches Press) and Pittsburgh Poetry Review, issue 2. The poem in…

Spring has Sprung

Originally posted on Annette C. Boehm:
Happy spring, everyone! Look for new poems of mine in these handsome journals: Under the Radar, issue 16, February 2016 (available through Nine Arches Press) and Pittsburgh Poetry Review, issue 2. The poem in…

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Of Optoomuchistic Woofs and Governesses

This is the whole purpose of museums, of course. One does not merely go to collect facts and souvenirs and picture postcards, but to enlarge one’s notion of all that has been, and all that is, and all that might

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Of Optoomuchistic Woofs and Governesses

This is the whole purpose of museums, of course. One does not merely go to collect facts and souvenirs and picture postcards, but to enlarge one’s notion of all that has been, and all that is, and all that might

Edward Hopper's "Office in a Small City"

Writing Resources: 52 and The Daily Poet

At the beginning of this year, I bought two books that I hoped would help me keep up a somewhat regular writing schedule.

Edward Hopper's "Office in a Small City"

Writing Resources: 52 and The Daily Poet

At the beginning of this year, I bought two books that I hoped would help me keep up a somewhat regular writing schedule.

It’s February.

Time for a new blog post. What have I been up to? Well, I have been reading (surprise, surprise).

It’s February.

Time for a new blog post. What have I been up to? Well, I have been reading (surprise, surprise).

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Knowledge Weapon Update

Originally posted on Annette C. Boehm:
The Knowledge Weapon is now available for pre-order. Check out the cool cover! I’m getting really excited for May / June and the official launch. Watch this space! And of course, pre-order the book…

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Knowledge Weapon Update

Originally posted on Annette C. Boehm:
The Knowledge Weapon is now available for pre-order. Check out the cool cover! I’m getting really excited for May / June and the official launch. Watch this space! And of course, pre-order the book…

New Poems @ LunchTicket

Lunch Ticket’s latest Amuse Bouche offerings include three poems by yours truly, and you can read them right here: http://lunchticket.org/kamala-khan-ms-marvel-sooraya-qadir-mr-frank-biology/ Source: New Poems @ LunchTicket

New Poems @ LunchTicket

Lunch Ticket’s latest Amuse Bouche offerings include three poems by yours truly, and you can read them right here: http://lunchticket.org/kamala-khan-ms-marvel-sooraya-qadir-mr-frank-biology/ Source: New Poems @ LunchTicket

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Arms, Legs, and Astounded Head: Wislawa Szymborska’s Here

The first book I’ve read this year was a Christmas present, and I have to say it was a very enjoyable read. I’d heard of Wislawa Szymborska before, and read a few of her poems, but until now, not a whole

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Arms, Legs, and Astounded Head: Wislawa Szymborska’s Here

The first book I’ve read this year was a Christmas present, and I have to say it was a very enjoyable read. I’d heard of Wislawa Szymborska before, and read a few of her poems, but until now, not a whole

>2,000 words (in theory)

I’m sure by now you’ve noticed that incessant ringing in your ears,

>2,000 words (in theory)

I’m sure by now you’ve noticed that incessant ringing in your ears,