Tag Archives: Dayl Wise

The Woodstock Poems: Post Traumtic Press

Dayl Wise started Post Traumatic Press in 2000 to publish pieces by veterans. Now he publishes local poets as well, including my chapbook, My Clone. Everyone who opens the cover in my presence smiles and asks, “What is Post Traumatic … Continue reading

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January Poetry Blitz: Dayl Wise

No Other Brand Right next to the spices a young girl my age, yellow bobby socks, ribboned golden ponytails and matching yellow dress. It’s short, exposing her white legs past mid thigh. The Morton Salt Girl. Holding an umbrella in … Continue reading

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The Slabsides Poets

I’ve visited Arrowhead in the Berkshires, the yellow house where young Herman Melville set himself up as a country squire to finish Moby Dick, perhaps inspired by the whale-humped profile of Mt. Graylock outside his window. I’ve also been to … Continue reading

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That City/Country High

From the late 1980s well into the 1990s, I led a bifurcated life: my career, my marriage, and my social life anchored in Hoboken, then Manhattan; my romantic spirit given to weekend day hikes in the Hudson Highlands reached by … Continue reading

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