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Now I fly with the dog in the sky….

One of the greatest joys of my life came from my poetry residency at Clark Elementary School in Franklin, Indiana. Going to the classrooms (and gathering in large groups) to teach poetry writing in a way that differed from the standard teachers’ instructor manuals was a blast! I could see the children’s minds and imaginations […]

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The Venerable Catalpa

When I was a university student, I spent most of my time in the Arts building, which was the oldest building on campus (dated 1902), and outside of the building were (and still are) several very old and noble Catalpa trees. They are magnificent, and I have always loved them. The shapes and movement of […]

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