The magical December volume of the poetry zine Corridor will be out next weekend. On the cover is a picture aligned with the old saying “visualize world peace”. Found art is hope incarnated. It hopes that whoever finds it will be slightly better, their vector adjusted perhaps by one degree towards “Better.” Whatever “better” isContinue reading “Corridor for December”
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Feeling the urge to contribute a poem? Contact me via this website or email poems directly to email@example.com. Ten poems are in each volume. This is a limited edition FREE zine, found in random local stores around Whatcom County.
This month’s contributors are pretty dang impressive.
Corridor Vol 4 will knock you out!
CORRIDORJuly’s edition will blow your mind! Touching on topics about justice for all or some, tender relationships, and choice.
June’s “Corridor” is OUT
You can find it in local shops around Bellingham starting this week.Volume 3 featured poems FIGHTER PILOTS OF THE APOCALYPSETRICK RIDERDenise du Maurier, Washington/Minnesota, U.S. AT THE DROP OFC.J. Prince, Washington, U.S. THE VIEWGANDERYES ANDDuncan Shields, British Columbia, Canada THE MAESTRO VISITS FUKUSHIMAthreat“Body/Today”, Published 2020Kathleen McKeever, Washington, U.S. FOUR MINUS THREETHE BACK OF MY HAND“YouContinue reading “June’s “Corridor” is OUT”
Corridor Zine Seeks Poems
After two months and two editions, the zine “Corridor” is off and running! Have you found a copy yet? Here is a peek at the covers. Please send in your original poem and/or art by June 15 to be in the next volume.
Poetry Club Talks…Seamus Heaney Pt2
Ron guides Poetry Club through another riveting discussion on select poems by Seamus Heaney. Amory and Linda share their experience of attending a reading by Heaney while visiting Ireland.
Sleep It Off
Mr Walker points out that sleep is a “reset” for the brain & body. I love sleeping and napping. These are my favorite forms of meditation. Since 2019 I’ve put on some extra pounds and my sleeping has been interrupted by um…being fat. The mid-section fat, often accumulated during mid-life, and/or for women during perimenopause, has become my personal nemesis. Mr. Walker says there is proof lack of sleep is the gateway to EVERY DISEASE—that’s all, just every frickin’ disease.
Poetry Club Talks…Rena Priest Part 2
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-bsxbv-1049811 Topic: Rena Priest, Washington State Poet Laureate 2021-22 Host: Ron Poems: “Toward a Beautiful Flare of Ruin” and “The Perils of Flight” Recorded: May 23, 2021 Rena Priest_Select Poems In our discussions, we admire, among many strengths, how thoughtfully Rena’s poems are structured and crafted. The poems in her first book focus on the cultureContinue reading “Poetry Club Talks…Rena Priest Part 2”
To The Right
Earlier this year, before the snowpack in the mountains, could build and the rains of the Northwest La Nina winter began, Padden Gorge Trail was dry and quiet. The creek was all but dried up. The cold air chased away many birds and I experienced the eerie sensation of standing in a silent forest.
Poetry Club Talks…Composition Styles Part 3
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-pdth8-f5ebb1 Topic: Composition Methods Host: Ron Leatherbarrow Poems: “Housekeeper”, “River Ink”, “Her Hands” Recorded: December 19, 2020 In our final episode exploring personal styles of poetry composition, Shannon shares three poems written at different times, 2010, 2012, 2016, when her style shifted. Her background in broadcasting plays an unexpected role, not only in her composition but also inContinue reading “Poetry Club Talks…Composition Styles Part 3”