Category Archives: Poetry

Who needs a driver?

A couple of weeks ago, Living Poetry, represented by myself, Tara Lynne Groth and Anna Weaver, attended another Science Cafe at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. This one was all about the artificial intelligence needed for self-driving cars. They … Continue reading

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Television

This morning’s Living Poetry Prompt was “television”. Here’s what I wrote. Boob Tube Why do they call it the boob tube? Besides the obvious rhyming pair there aren’t any naked boobs at all. There’s plenty of jiggle in bikinis or … Continue reading

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Silent Screams

Look at what arrived in the mail recently, my author’s copy of Silent Screams: Poetic Journeys Through Addiction & Recovery. I am honored that University Professors Press editors Nathaniel Granger, Jr. and Louis Hoffman chose to include my poem Milkshakes … Continue reading

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Analytical Poem

I’ve been writing the Monday Poetry Prompts for Living Poetry for a couple of months. The prompt from this morning was randomly derived by dice and a thesaurus. That’s how I came to write an “analytical” poem. I’d been challenged … Continue reading

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NCPS Featured Reading

This Sunday afternoon at 2pm I’ll be one of the featured readers at the NC Poetry Society Reading Series at McIntyre’s Books in Fearrington Village, just south of Chapel Hill. I’ll be reading from my latest collection, Milkshakes and Chilidogs, … Continue reading

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Kokopelli

Postcard Poems and Prose Magazine published one my poems today. Check it out! This is a site that everyone should subscribe to and all my poetie friends should submit to. Kokopelli is third poem I’ve placed there and I always … Continue reading

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Wine and Chocolate

Last night was the launch party for my latest poetry collection, Milkshakes and Chilidogs, and rather than me reading from my book, I asked my friends to read their favorite poems from my book. I was worried that it would … Continue reading

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Reminders

I observed my first total solar eclipse today from a cemetery in Travelers Rest, South Carolina. It was quite impressive and I’m sure eclipses will be a theme in my poetry for the next several months. More on that later. … Continue reading

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Science Cafe: Eclipse

We’re slightly less than one week until a Solar Eclipse graces my neighborhood of this planet and last Thursday my fellow Living Poets and I participated in another Science Cafe at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. Apparently this is … Continue reading

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Milkshakes and Chilidogs Update

The launch party for Milkshakes and Chilidogs will be Tuesday evening, August 22nd, the day after the eclipse. We’ll meet at 7pm in Matthew’s Chocolates where so many of the poems were inspired. If you’re in the area, please join … Continue reading

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