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Writing About a Piece of Art

The hummingbird in this painting by artist JoAnn Fallstone becomes a metaphor for the writing of a piece of prose poetry. Art can inspire words onto paper, adding another layer of meaning to the story the painting already portrays. The … Continue reading

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A Time to Remember

Memorial Day. A day to remember those who have sacrificed. It’s impossible to see an honored last resting place or a national monument without feelings of loss, of love, of deep appreciation. Without thoughts about lives denied. On this day … Continue reading

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Ekphrasis. Pardon me? What did you say?

Until a few years ago, I wasn’t familiar with the word ekphrasis. Hence, “Pardon me? What did you say?” Then I participated in an event conducted by the National League of American Pen Women, Palm Springs Branch, an organization composed … Continue reading

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