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Free Falling (A Poem)

As a boy, he had dreamed of plucking marshmallows out of the bright blue overhead, which he’d save later for S’mores. He had imagined faces here, the gentle, pudgy cheeks of old women and upturned noses of old men wrinkly in the sky–like moving puffs of smoke. He had not expected the clouds to be… Continue reading Free Falling (A Poem)

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Finding Myself in Nashville’s Thriving Poetry Scene

This year, I celebrated International Woman’s Day (Sat., March 8, 2014) by stepping outside my comfort zone and returning to the stage to bear my soul to the world. I discovered my first open mic night in Nashville, TN—Poetry in the Brew, held every second Saturday at the Portland Brew East coffee shop in East… Continue reading Finding Myself in Nashville’s Thriving Poetry Scene