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January 11 | FABULOUS Creative Writing Workshop with Debra Kaufman

December 18, 2013


January 11, 2014 is the first of the 2014 Writers’ Series of WWOT Writing Workshops.  It promises to be inspiring and productive! ** PLEASE NOTE ** This event is open to the general public. Advance registration is required. Writers from all groups and genres welcome! Cost for the two hour workshop is $25. This will be a productive […]

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Published in Iodine Poetry Journal

September 23, 2013


Pleased and honored to have a poem included in the current issue of Iodine Poetry Journal.  I am in the company of some very fine poets like Debra Kaufman, Joe Mills, and David Radavich. Find out how to purchase one here.

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Women Writers of the Triad Hosts Poets and Open Mic with Tate Street Coffee

August 30, 2013

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GET THIS ON YOUR CALENDAR! Second Saturday, September 14th, at Tate Street Coffee House, at 7:00pm. Featured poets are Ann Deagon and Michael Gaspeny. This is going to be WONDERFUL. Michael Gaspeny won the 2012 Randall Jarrell Prize for “Shore Drive.” His latest chapbook Vocation is available from Main Street Rag. Ann Deagon‘s work includes […]

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Keith Flynn Poetry Workshop Coming to Greensboro

May 20, 2013


This is a phenomenal opportunity to spend a few hours writing with Keith Flynn and other area writers. Join us for an afternoon of ideas and rhythms to jumpstart the creative process. Sunday, June 2, 2013, 2:00-5:00pm, Kathleen Clay Edwards Branch of the Greensboro Public Library Cost $25  | Register at Eventbrite here. The photographer, […]

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COMING SOON Greensboro – Save the Date | Keith Flynn

April 27, 2013


Saturday, June 1, 7:00pm, Keith Flynn joins us here in Greensboro to read from his latest collection, Colony Collapse Disorder, with an open mic to follow. Tate Street Coffeehouse. Sunday, June 2, at 2:00-5:00pm, Inspiration Station, a creative writing workshop with Keith at the Kathleen Clay Edwards Branch of the Greensboro Public Library. Cost: $25  REGISTRATION HERE. Keith […]

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April 21, 2013


In honor of Sunday morning, thought I’d read Creationism to you.

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Grab Your Calendar – April is National Poetry Month | Poetry GSO

March 22, 2013


So much wonderful for April and National Poetry Month from Beth Sheffield, the Greensboro Public Library and Poetry GSO: Poetry GSO 2013 Featured Events and Programs Monday, April 1 at 7 pm at the Central Library Silly Poems at Monday Night Poetry kicks off the National Poetry Month celebration. Saturday, April 13 at 1 pm at […]

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Another word for creativity is courage. — George Prince

March 21, 2013


“Don’t write for therapy. It won’t help and you’ll write shit. Write fiction. Good, honest, true fiction. You’ll experience great freedom. Be a brave writer and a cowardly editor. Save everything. Lose nothing.”   Thank you for this advice, T.  I saved it, of course.  – mih

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Secret Garden

March 18, 2013


Listen. when is a door not a door? She’ll let you in her house If you come knockin’ late at night She’ll let you in her mouth If the words you say are right If you pay the price She’ll let you deep inside But there’s a secret garden she hides  “Why it’s simply impassible! […]

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This Shade of Blue

February 7, 2013


I don’t know what to do with this shade of blue. It’s sticky. It leeches to my fingers and now the cherries taste funny and I cannot eat them. Instead I eat this blue by the spoonful. It feels like cotton, like wool on my tongue and tastes like iron and honeysuckle: pain. My pain. […]

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