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Are Poetry Books Cursed?

To curse your book print “Poems” on the cover. I kid you not. At flea markets and library fairs I’ve displayed copies of Walking Woodstock and Love in the City of Grudges side by side, and I’ve watched people’s eyes … Continue reading

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Gray Jacobik’s “Little Boy Blue”

Is poetry true? That has been an awkward question since my poems sound so autobiographical. I often start with memories then freely invent to round out a story that would be only a fragment if I stuck to the journalistic … Continue reading

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Visiting Wheeler Hill

In late June I drove more than four hours due west through the Catskills and across the southern tier of western New York to visit Michael and Carolyn Czarnecki of FootHills Publishing at their unpainted house in the back corner … Continue reading

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WDST Roundtable Poems

(Poems from “The Woodstock Roundtable” on WDST on March 20th, 2011.) * * * * Field Trip By Dennis Doherty Heim, your blood is on this belt. We carried you through the jungle… In a plastic bag at the base … Continue reading

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