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OK, I jumped the gun on the 2013 August POetry POstcard Fest. Though I am posting here a month after writing and sending the first poem of 2013 (& my 428th postcard poem) I started writing the poems on July 17 and not ten days...

[caption id="attachment_4515" align="alignleft" width="269"] The August POetry POstcard Fest has Begun![/caption] The final list is out and 302 poets have joined us for the August Poetry Postcard fest this year. There are poets from Alabama, Alaska, Alberta, Arizona, Australia, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, France,...

[caption id="attachment_4458" align="alignleft" width="424"] Dia de los Postcard[/caption] I got the latest postcard update from Brendan McBreen (see below) with the new list of 243 people, easily a new postcard record! Am a little stunned and very excited about the fest and (as noted here) have...

[caption id="attachment_4368" align="alignleft" width="272"] 423. to Joanne Clarkson, Olympia, WA – Other Side[/caption] The man coordinating the list for the 2013 August POetry POstcard Fest, Brendan McBreen, informs us that 179 poets have signed up so far and the cut off date is less than two...

[caption id="attachment_4294" align="alignleft" width="230"] "You Call Those Sonnets?!?"[/caption] I'm getting ready for the August Poetry Postcard Fest, which starts on the 27th. It's the 7th year we've done this and after seeing a link to a talk Ted Berrigan gave in 1979 on his Sonnets, I...

The absolute tranquility is the present moment. Though it is at this moment, there is no limit to this moment, and herein is eternal delight. - Hui-neng In 2000 I was invited to participate in the 3:15 Experiment, which involved writing every day in August at...

[caption id="attachment_2230" align="alignleft" width="378"] Poetry Postcard by Brendan McBreen[/caption] From Brendan McBreen: Once more it is almost August! The August Poetry Postcard Project is an exercise in responding to other poets. You write a poem a day for the month of August, write it on a postcard and...

427. to Ramon Hildreth, SeaTac, WA  – Not Yet Muddy              9.26.12 Medora, ND, Ramon – Loaded w/ egg-salad and roast beast sangwiches,  pass Oink Joint Rd.  &  Peace Pipe Vista  to  a  “Fish Hook & a riddle.”   What life what soul   what consciousness joins Bemidji & Crescent City?  A  long  thought  to Ozawindib   &  the waters’ caretakers.   A...