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On the Eighth Day of Halloween: She Waits

On the eighth day of Halloween my true love gave to me… a reading of “She Waits.” This was also written for Nina D’Arcangela‘s Ladies of Horror monthly photo prompt. Why did I write it? From May 2019, the image shows the … Continue reading

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On the Seventh Day of Halloween: Hiding From Monsters

On the seventh day of Halloween my true love gave to me… a reading of “Hiding From Monsters.” This was for Nina D’Arcangela‘s Ladies of Horror monthly photo prompt and isn’t included anywhere else. Why did I write it? This was written … Continue reading

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On the Sixth Day of Halloween: Monster Apparent

On the sixth day of Halloween my true love gave to me… a reading of “Monster Apparent.” This poem was written in August 2019 and does not appear in my recent Altars and Oubliettes. I’ve held it back to include … Continue reading

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On the Fifth Day of Halloween: Three Deaths

On the fifth day of Halloween my true love gave to me… a reading of “Three Deaths.” This is another written for Nina D’Arcangela‘s Ladies of Horror monthly photo prompt—I think her prompts inspire some of my best work. This one was … Continue reading

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On the Fourth Day of Halloween: Exquisite Corpse

On the fourth day of Halloween my true love gave to me… a reading of Exquisite Corpse. This was originally written for Nina D’Arcangela‘s Ladies of Horror monthly photo prompt back in August of 2018. It’s also included in my just … Continue reading

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On the Third Day of Halloween: The Lady in Gray

On the third day of Halloween my true love gave to me… a production of “The Lady in Gray.” This was written for the recent Poetry in the Graveyard LIVE readings that Amy Zoeller and I did at Woodlawn Cemetery. … Continue reading

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On the Second Day of Halloween: Digital Djinn

On the second day of Halloween my true love gave to me… a reading of “Digital Djinn.” This was just written this week for Nina D’Arcangela‘s Ladies of Horror monthly photo prompt so it isn’t included anywhere else. Why did I write … Continue reading

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On the First Day of Halloween: Sympathy for Monsters

On the first day of Halloween my true love gave to me… 13 recordings he produced of my poems. This is the first, and one of my favorites because he changes his voice up to match the three monsters in … Continue reading

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Tomorrow Begins The 13 Days of Halloween!

Halloween, most happy of all holidays, draws near. With it, a new tradition… The 13 Days of Halloween. My true love has prepared a series of recordings for me to share here beginning tomorrow. Prepare to deck your halls with … Continue reading

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Slam Poetry Workshop

Last Saturday I had the pleasure of doing a presentation on slam poetry to teens attending the Talk Book to Me 2020 event. It was only for 45 minutes and I felt like the topic was barely scratched in that … Continue reading

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