“October is a fine and dangerous season in America.” - Thomas Merton, from The Seven-Storey Mountain

Summer passed quickly and I’m back to working on the PopUp Black Lives Matter book. I have paper and poems selected, the order and a fantastic idea for font. So the game is once again afoot. The books should be finished by the end of this month. And I’m already thinking of themes for the next collection.

While I have been writing and sending work out over the summer, I’m going to treat October as a poetry month - with a commitment to write every day and result in 30 solid poems by the end of the month.

It’s the only way to get it all written.


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