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Listen: The many twists of “The Family Plot”

I had a nice surprise in my office mailbox the other day, a CD of a live performance of a song made by Barb Heller from one of my poems, “The Family Plot,” recorded at Pickens Hall in Heuvelton, NY … Continue reading

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Tie in My Pocket

I’ve been a fellow at the Adirondack Center for Writing’s Anne LaBastille Writing Residency down in the mountains for the last two weeks. Here is one poem to come out of that excellent and intensive program. Tie in My Pocket … Continue reading

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New poem: Night Conference

SLAP (St. Lawrence Area Poets) monthly meeting in a few minutes. So once again my inspiration is peer pressure. Can’t show up empty-handed. This comes from my rare solo forays away from the North Country, usually to attend a conference … Continue reading

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Assignment: a poem about the “cloud”

I wrote this yesterday as well, in order to be able to show my face at the St. Lawrence Area Poets (SLAP) meeting with a completed assignment. The assignment comes from the newest computer buzz-word, “the cloud” indicating a non-specific … Continue reading

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New poem: Question Period

I wrote this yesterday afternoon after being driven from my office by multiple cement drills boring into the wall to anchor a new layer of brick. Sure was more peaceful out back. –DH Question Period On the grass by the … Continue reading

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Potsdam Summer Festival Reading, July 15

Come to Potsdam this weekend and enjoy the summer festival. I will be reading Friday at 7:30 pm at the St. Lawrence Arts Council Gallery on Market Street and will be signing (and selling) copies of A Drop of Ink. … Continue reading

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Bloomsday

Nowadays, we tend to think of mentors as elders–some steadier, wiser hand to set one upon the path. But I grew up in the ‘60s, when if you weren’t a peer, you were basically dog chow. “Never trust anyone over … Continue reading

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Books are in now–Yay!

Copies of A Drop of Ink arrived in my mailbox on Saturday, giftwrapped in blocks of ten. It was just like Christmas, except frustrating, because all the local stores were closed for the long weekend. But copies can now be … Continue reading

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Waiting for the mail

In the time since I was sixteen, I have disseminated poetry in newspapers and little literary magazines and anthologies, on broadsides and in slender chapbooks. I have declaimed poetry in the back rooms of liquor resorts, from pulpits, in bookstores … Continue reading

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