Zoom Link to Poetry Reading

Head for the HillsJoan Dobbie & Sharon JohnsonZoom Link!Tuesday, November 14,  6:00 – 8:30Join Two Wonderful Oregon Poets    Zoom Link! Please note, the doors will open at 5:30 Pacific Time, and the reading will begin at 6:00. Dale Champlin is inviting … Read More

Zoom Reading – for those interested

Head for the HillsJoan Dobbie & Sharon JohnsonZoom Link!Tuesday, November 14,  6:00 – 8:30Join Two Wonderful Oregon Poets Bring your latest and most exciting poem to read!   Zoom Link! Please note, the doors will open at 5:30 Pacific Time, and the reading … Read More

Boomer Grands and Gentle Parenting

“Don’t bleed on my floor” vs. “How do you feel?” “Don’t bleed on my clean kitchen floor,” my mother told my brother, who had fallen off his bike and abraded his leg from knee to ankle. “Go outside and wash … Read More

The Divine in Art

The juxtaposition of likes and opposites Robert Mapplethorpe and Michelangelo I had just taken a picture of my companion, a dark-skinned black man, with a white-painted come-to-life mime. The mimes posed still as statuary until they moved, startling us with … Read More

Nostalgia and Other Lies

A poem for October Nostalgia and Other Lies Red maple leaf, Canadian flag bright Oak leaf crayola yellow Iron between two sheets of wax paper Label for school project and scrapbook Read O. Henry story “The Last Leaf” and Poem … Read More

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