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Yoruba Girl

. Krik? Krak! Iron and silk– Yoruba girl dancing. With thanks to the authors: Edwidge Danticat, Mark Salzman, Simi Bedford. Poem 22, Day 22 of NaPoWriMo 2012

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Hunger

throwaway daughter swallowing clouds— hunger . Thanks to the authors: Ting-Xing Ye, A. Zee, and Lan Samantha Chang. “Hunger” is my 16th poem, for day 16 of National Poetry Month. Fourteen more to go! They won’t all be book spine poems, … Continue reading

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The Journey

Such a long journey, the journey to the east; ten thousand miles without a cloud. Another bookmash poem for National Poetry Month. (Let’s rename it International Poetry Month!) With gratitude to the authors: Rohinton Mistry, Hermann Hesse, and Sun Shuyun.

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We Share the Empty City

The city— We share the empty city. Midnight’s children, tap dancing in Zen. With gratitude to the authors and editors: Mark Abley and twenty authors, Berit Ellingsen, Salman Rushdie, and Geri Larkin. I had intended not to use the same … Continue reading

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Old Beijing

The last days of Old Beijing. The city. We share three bowls; a simple celebration. Seductions of rice. With gratitude to the authors and editors: Michael Meyer, Mark Abley and 20 authors, Seppo Ed Farrey and Myochi Nancy O’Hara, Ginna Bell … Continue reading

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Book Spine Poetry #2

strange news from another star- things fall apart among the believers Thanks to authors Hermann Hesse, Chinua Achebe and V.S. Naipaul. Thanks to Stan Carey for the  book mashups idea. I posted my first book spine poem a few months … Continue reading

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Book Spine Poetry

A little over a year ago, I was browsing Stan Carey’s blog, Sentence First, when I came across his book mashups. I’ve been meaning to play with my own books ever since, to see what I could come up with. … Continue reading

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