Thursday, July 19, 2018

Collective NOUNS for animals.

Animals : some collective nouns A collection of crocodiles is called a BASK.

Friday, July 6, 2018

Freedom in Poetry by Robert Pinsky | Poetry Foundation

Freedom in Poetry by Robert Pinsky | Poetry Foundation


"Impulses, swerves, collisions, flights, descents, gags, indirections, surprises, exploding cigars, non sequiturs: all are allowed or encouraged, and all in some sense begin to create their own principles."

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

100 Word story with prompt: Prompt Screech Future Gyrate Frustration Majestic

We were promised a majestic future. We got no such thing. Someone dropped me here, and left me with no guidance, no promise of majestic accomplishments, and no way out. A remote radio prompt was sent every hour or so. The last one had me engage the drill and gyrate enough to jar a rock sample loose for inspection, photos and subsequent transmission. The frustration grew by the day. I’d beep and screech so earth station personnel would be alerted. As the last iteration of the Mars Rover, my time was almost up, after fifteen long years. I was dying.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

MFA programs in writing....

From editorial dated 2014
...considering the explosion of the MFA in the past 40 years: from a mere 79 programs in 1979 to 854 today

Issue 34 – Front Porch

Issue 34 – Front Porch

Friday, May 18, 2018


FOURTH FRIDAY READINGS Friday, May 25, 2018 – 6:15 pm* At The Lodge (Media Room) 660 Evergreen Farm Way (off 5th Avenue), Sequim Featured Writers are John Anderson & Judith Duncan 5-MINUTE OPEN MIC READINGS Bring poems, short-short stories or memoir/novel snippets. Rehearse in advance, Readings are timed. Sign in to Read Guidelines available. Arrive early for snack and coffee at The Espresso bistro Sponsored by Writers on the Spit *Note new starting time to accommodate more readings!