Month: April 2016

Ocean’s Laughter by Tricia Knoll, reviewed by Carolyn Martin

Reviewed by Carolyn Martin Ocean’s Laughter by Tricia Knoll Kelsay Books, Aldrich Press Hemet, California ISBN: 13: 978-0692541852 2016, $17.00, 102 pages (on Amazon) triciaknoll.com twitter:@ triciaknollwind Those who know and love the Oregon Coast will experience a delightful shock of recognition while reading Tricia Knoll’s Ocean’s Laughter. This rich and varied collection about Manzanita …

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Oregon Poetry Association – 2016 Spring Contest Winners

Poet’s Choice judged by Vince Wixon Poet’s Choice 1st Place Ruth F. Harrison “On the Possibility of Action” Poet’s Choice 2nd Place Leah Stenson “Untitled” Poet’s Choice 3rd Place Jennifer Dorner “Leaving India” Poet’s Choice 1st Honorable Mention David Pickering “Frequency” Poet’s Choice 2nd Honorable Mention Nancy Flynn “Watts Towering” Poet’s Choice 3rd Honorable Mention …

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Some Playful, Aggravating & Reusable Poetry Prompts

1. Things I’m afraid to tell myself 2. Ways of Oregon rain 3. I’m from a place where 4. Things Momma don’t allow 5. Things I’ve learned lately 6. Nerudian questions like––What truly sleeps in a riverbed? Why is everything more beautiful underwater? Why do rivers journey? How far can you travel downriver? Who is …

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Celebrate National Poetry Month with Oregon’s Students!

This month, our student contest winning poems are on exhibit in the State Capitol building in Salem. If you have a chance while National Poetry Month lasts, check them out! The capitol building is open weekdays, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.     Also please congratulate our Manningham winners: High school division First Place: Marika …

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