The Cards I Got (APPF13 2019)

I have been holding off on taking and posting my annual picture of poetry postcards received during this year’s August Poetry Postcard Fest. If I counted right, I got 62 cards: This is a shot taken Friday, September 13, 2019, and it does not do justice to the...

Postcard Impersonality

Reading Mark Gonnerman’s book A Sense of the Whole: Reading Gary Snyder’s Mountains and Rivers Without End I came to Tim Dean’s essay on The Other Voice. In the essay he states that in his 40 year epic poem, since Snyder: …harmonizes a vast...

Postcards in the Park

Two editors of 56 Days of August and two contributors gathered yesterday at the annual Poets in the Park event in Redmond, Washington. Ina Roy-Faderman, Your Humble Narrator, Joanna Thomas and Matt Trease were the facilitators of an intimate workshop during which time...