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There's not much more I can say about the 2016 August Poetry Postcard Fest that I did not say in the first of two videos that I created today (Sept 7, 2016): And to pick out highlights is so difficult, but you may be seeing some...

Such a bittersweet feeling to drop off my last three poetry postcards at the post office. Even though there is a mailbox downstairs here at the swinging Angeline and a mailbox on the corner of Edmunds and R.A.S. basically across the street, I mailed almost...

I love it when different parts of my life intersect, reinforce, inform one another, validate, how ever you want to put it. It took an Einstein, I am told, to say: "Coincidence is God's way of remaining anonymous." I have been tracking the astrology of Chani...

It is the tenth year of the August Poetry Postcard Fest and as I was taking an afternoon walk this past weekend, it hit me - what a gift this annual event is through and through. Having so many people year after year tell me,...

[caption id="attachment_9083" align="alignleft" width="300"] Hamma Hamma[/caption] The tenth year of the August POetry POstcard Fest is under way and there are seven full groups of 32 poets, 224 participants in all, which is a record for the fee era. And there are participants from Alabama, Alberta, Australia,...

From Ina Roy-Faderman: “All I ever wanted was to reach out and touch another human being not just with my hands but with my heart.” ― Tahereh Mafi, Shatter Me Like a lot of writers, I’m a bit of a loner and more than a bit of a night owl....

[caption id="attachment_8865" align="alignright" width="460"] Collage by Kristen Cleage[/caption] The August Poetry Postcard Fest was initiated in 2007 by poets Paul Nelson and Lana Ayers. 2016 marks the tenth year of the fest and this is your official call. Directions to participate in the fest are linked here.  This...

The 10th August Poetry Postcard Fest begins on July 4. Registration begins that day here: Buy tickets for August POetry POstcard Fest And poems from this year's fest can be submitted for the 1st Poetry Postcard Fest Anthology, a project led by three volunteers. (See this post:...

[caption id="attachment_8889" align="alignleft" width="274"] https://paulenelson.com/august-poetry-postcard-fest/[/caption] Elizabeth Woods checks in from Down Under with a Postcard Fest interview. An excerpt: EW-The festival is now in its tenth year, what are some of the notable aspects a changes you have seen along the way? peN-Each year there is a new wrinkle. I...