Category Archives: Craft

Designs for the New Year: Writing Opportunities in 2017

“The writing career is not a romantic one. The writer’s life may be colorful, but his work itself is rather drab.” ~ Mary Roberts Rinehart Hey now, come on, Mary. Writing may not be romantic (though when I type with fingerless … Continue reading

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I Sew like I Write

Shades of red and blue in my peripheral, the pedal at my feet, I sew like I write: no plot, no plan. Loose threads at every corner. Straight stitch, back stitch, zigzag for the seam. In the late-night hour, I note the … Continue reading

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Conversations in Poetry, Lessons in Life:
Q&A (& Giveaway) with F. Douglas Brown and Geffrey Davis

“recall the repose / of your curling posture in my thick arms / my thumb praising your eyebrows / and forehead   your baby skin   your hand / around my pinkie as I move   gripping / solid as … Continue reading

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