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  • Skrimshander (Attys 2012 entry)
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    "Upon entering the place I found a number of young seamen gathered about a table, examining by a dim light divers specimens of skrimshander." from MOBY DICK, by Herman Melville

  • Coming to Terms
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    This is my ten-form poetry submission to the first annual ATTYS competition. All ten poems are related to the process of coming to terms with different life situations: a miscarriage, the death of a loved one in the Vietnam war; a political abduction; the ex-pat life; a battered wife; betrayal; Alzheimer's Disease; dr...

  • The Dictators' Guide to Good Housekeeping
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    Selected by Margaret Atwood for the 2012 Atty Award. Collection of 10 poems. (The cover photo is a detail from the painting "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" by Dorthea Tanning. Tate Collection, London).