MOST RECENT OPA NEWS
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- Posted: December 22, 2019
I am excited and honored and pleased as punch to have 3 poems in this anthology —
Is It Hot In Here Or Is it Just Me?: Women Over Forty Write on Aging Paperback – December 15, 2019
by Janette Schafer (Author), Wendy Scott (Author), Holly Spencer (Author), Nina Padolf (Editor)
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LATEST BOOK REVIEW (EXCERPT)
Improbable Press, 2019,
110 pages $20
Available at – www.amazon.com
Fluidity is the word that
came to mind as I read Charles Castle’s latest collection of poems. Divided
into seven sections, Chasing Down the Storm does indeed chase a panorama
of personal pathos and characters that utilize a bridge between nature and the
human struggle to comprehend life.
The author’s images enhance
the combined fabric of those two elements. In “She Comes Like Candles,” his
lines demonstrate this relaxed connection:
comes like candles
on the snows
of Christmas Eves.
The reader moves inside
the poet’s head in “Under ... Read all of this item.
MOST RECENT POET’S SPOTLIGHT
Danielle Stricklin has been writing poetry since the fifth grade,Read all of this item.
when her teacher praised her use of metaphor in a creative writing assignment
describing the word “greed.” She studied poetry, literature, and gender
politics at the University of Montana and currently lives in Eugene, Oregon,
writing, running, and caring for her family and three cats.