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Thursday, August 30, 2012

Greetings.
I know I have been absent from the site for quite a while but I was finishing up my children's book (The Dark Possum Book One: A Brotherhood of Bothers or a Botherhood of Brothers?) and trying to balance (like so many right now) my life with an unemployment check that (I don't mean to sound ungrateful) is never remotely enough. One does a great deal of robbing Peter to pay Paul except that Peter ain't got much either. Lots of folks in the same washtub but the moon belongs to everyone. Did you see it last night? Gorgeous.
Now that the book is published I am working on a compilation of entries from Hyacinth and Biscuits for a small book and working on the sequel to The Dark Possum. (It's at Amazon.com right now FYI)
But I find I miss working on the site so back I come with (I hope) another year's worth of poems and cartoons and goofy stuff I hope you'll like.
We'll start up on Monday ( Sept. 3) with a doozy- a big one and possibly my favorite poem (if I was winched down, beaten and forced to pick one) in the English language. As with all the longer poems we do (don't worry it's not THAT long), I'll leave it up for a few days.
I may choose a few longer poems this time but not always. Just a heads up.
Thanks for sticking with me.

1 comment:

  1. I just found your blog today and have already left a comment on one of the poems. I found you through looking for information on "Autobiography of a Lungworm." Your comparison of "Fire and Ice" to the Inferno was perceptive. As a writer myself with money problems myself who is interested in publishing on poetry myself, I think you might enjoy the poetry-related parts of my blogs: garethseducation.blogspot.ca and garethsljones.blogspot.ca.

    Whether you do or not, thank you and good luck.

    -Gareth

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