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VR Skeeball

VR Skeeball The ball feels real, the heft in my hand, minor imperfections in the texture beneath my fingertips. The clinks and clanks of the machinery sound authentic. These hi-def graphics are phenomenal. I can even see waves in the … Continue reading

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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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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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Milkshakes & Chilidogs!

I am proud to announce that my second poetry collection is now available for purchase on Amazon. It’s available both as an e-book and a real book but since it contains 24 food poems, grounded firmly in the sensual world, … Continue reading

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Pickled

We’re in quite a pickle, here in the good ole U. S. of A. Our body politic, once a fresh firm cucumber, has been swimming in the green vinegar of unlimited bribery until well past sour. We’re dissolving in this … Continue reading

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How to Vacation

For today’s prompt, write a travel poem. Your poem can be about the process of traveling, planning to travel, vicariously traveling through television programs, or however else you’d like to take this prompt. How to Vacation If you could eat … Continue reading

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The Wine of Love

Come celebrate the last Thursday of National Poetry Month with me and other Living Poets at the Hillsborough Wine Company, 118 South Churton Street, beautiful downtown Hillsborough, North Carolina. We’ll enjoy wine tastings starting at 6:30pm and see who can … Continue reading

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The Cruelest Month

National Poetry Month begins Saturday and that means I’ve got a busy thirty days ahead. In addition to two critique workshops, I’ll be occupied by various other public events: Thursday the 6th, I’ll be reading as part of the Poems … Continue reading

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The Globe Inn

On my trip to Scotland last summer, I visited The Globe Inn in Dumfries, once frequented by the Bard of Ayrshire, the Ploughman Poet, the great Robert Burns. I wrote a poem while enjoying the Haggis, Mashed ‘Neeps and Champit … Continue reading

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