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BYOP – Bring Your Own Poetry

Thirteen’s anomalous – not that, not this:
Not folded bud, or wave that laps a shore,
Or moth proverbial from the chrysalis.
Is the one age defeats the metaphor.

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Diary vs. Journal

While I probably want my old diaries interred with my bones or tossed in with me before cremation, I might be okay if my family or friends came across one of my journals.

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Writerly Treasures

The previous owners of this book of poetry added notes in the margins, highlights and other marks. I can mosey through the pages and pick up on the trails of readers who came before me.

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The Poetic Process

Nothing in my life right now is like it was before. I know this moment is a defining one for many of us. We can use the feelings, visions, fear, happiness, the raw emotion of this time and place for writing novels, memoirs, short stories and poems.

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Poetry and Lock Down

This might be a perfect time to become involved in some online writing related courses. And some of them are offering their courses at a lower price than usual.