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Poetry at Work: Sue Spencer

9 Comments 11 July 2014

In my journey into poetry at work, the poet in me wanted to make more of a difference, and the nurse in me realised that would happen best in health care.

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Journey into Poetry: Victoria Addesso

13 Comments 30 May 2014

On a trip to the shopping mall I visit the bookstore and buy my first book: Ariel. A thin paperback. I read it that night. I read it all summer long.

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Journey into Poetry: Karen Clark

4 Comments 17 January 2014

Although fascinated by the written word, Karen Clark convinced herself that becoming a poet was too sacred--an honor to which she could never aspire.

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Journey into Poetry: Lakin Easterling

9 Comments 20 November 2013

As a young person, Lakin Easterling fell asleep with the dictionary. Today, she shares her Journey Into Poetry.

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Journey into Poetry: Richard Maxson

13 Comments 25 October 2013

Richard Maxson kept journals, wrote essays, and penned a couple of one-act plays, but never poetry.

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Journey into Poetry: Julie L. Moore

8 Comments 16 October 2013

From her gruesome short stories in junior high to three full-length collections, poet and teacher Julie L. Moore shares her journey into poetry.

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Journey into Poetry: Daniel Bowman Jr.

15 Comments 04 September 2013

I learned that through reading, I could, as Emily Dickinson put it, “dwell in possibility.” Poet Daniel Bowman Jr. shares his journey into poetry.

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Journey into Poetry: Tara Skurtu

9 Comments 24 July 2013

Through a meandering journey into poetry, poet Tara Skurtu discovered that poetry can be just as healing an art as medicine.

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Journey into Poetry: Marjorie Maddox

12 Comments 04 June 2013

Marjorie Maddox was always a bookworm—as a child reading in the branches of trees, upside down on a couch, and, of course, in bed with a flashlight. Follow her Journey into Poetry.

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Journey into Poetry: Amber Haines

17 Comments 18 March 2013

Poetry acknowledged invisible things, the things that haunt us. Amber Haines shares her journey into poetry.

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Journey into Poetry: Kathryn Neel

16 Comments 08 March 2013

"I used poetry as a way to preserve my privacy and test out my hypotheses of the world. It was my way of encoding my views so no one could tell me my observations of people, places or things were childish, or incorrect." Kathryn Neel shares her journey into poetry.

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Journey into Poetry: Todd Davis

12 Comments 25 February 2013

Poet Todd Davis shares his journey into poetry, inspired by his father.

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Journey into Poetry: Paula J. Lambert

7 Comments 20 February 2013

Paula J. Lambert describes her Journey into Poetry, from aspiring fiction writer to published poet, by way of pigs and prose.

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Journey into Poetry: Richard Berlin

9 Comments 18 June 2012

I didn’t start writing poetry until I was in my mid-forties. Growing up, I wasn’t the kind of kid who wrote poetry or holed up in his room writing a journal. As a teenager, I loved the singer-songwriters of the sixties — Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell – and I […]

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Journey into Poetry: Duane Scott

11 Comments 11 June 2012

I don’t recall how it happened; how I got bamboozled (love that word) into writing poetry. This much I know: L.L. Barkat is to blame. (Handcuff her, folks. Lead her away.) She recommended I start by reading Billy Collins so I did and loved it. I loved how his words only made sense if you […]

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Journey into Poetry: Tania Runyan

13 Comments 04 June 2012

I know poetry is where I'm meant to be. I just can't escape it.

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Journey into Poetry: Dave Harrity

8 Comments 28 May 2012

I liked poetry at that point in my life, but I didn’t love it.

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Journey into Poetry: Megan Willome

21 Comments 14 May 2012

After my mom died, I thought I’d never write another poem. Enter Susan Wooldridge’s book Poemcrazy.

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Journey into Poetry: Reno K. Lawrence

14 Comments 30 April 2012

For the past few weeks, I've been writing poetry, brainstorming lines. I imagine the right-brained play is overflowing into my creative process on the job.

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Journey into Poetry: Anne M. Doe Overstreet

13 Comments 23 April 2012

I cannot remember a time when there was not a passion for cadence and knowing and naming. This is the stuff of poetry.

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