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    The Aloe and the Sunflower

    The Aloe and the Sunflower

    The Aloe and the Sunflower An example of 3(squared) watch the video poem This was one of the most fun things to shoot. A camera, a living room and an afternoon. Not but 15 minutes really. Then, of course, post production took a week or two as I prepared the piece for the creative writing/digital media [...]

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    Haystacks

    Haystacks

    Haystacks She says if I’m not there the sun won’t set. She holds Bailer wide-eyed, turns, runs. Bailer trips after, tangling legs. On the tracks he falls and cracks a tooth. Forsooth he says. Haystacks doesn’t look back – as if she could see me, the ghostbunny. You know me. Suddenly you feel cold. A [...]

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    Bigfoot

    Bigfoot

      Bigfoot, Kill, Kill!   THE LEGENDS OF BIGFOOT. So I thought this summer I’d write all five…. Instead, I’ve got three poems cookin’ about Bigfoot, others are in the marinating stage. The first, I shared with my private poetry list, riffs on the Echo and Narcissus myth. Bigfoot was handsome, a very handsome Puebloan [...]

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    Labor of Love

    Labor of Love

      Labor of Love is the story of a poem being written, a poem that might’ve existed before Time, before Titans, before the Ludlow strike of last century, before the Ludlow massacre that followed, some time before the middle class existed and after it disappears. To see the movie, please click here. To read the [...]

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    Labor of Love

    Labor of Love

    Labor of Love     In one swift lift the Titan heaves Heaven and Earth above his head. He strains, remaining crouched as if to throw, elbows bent, shoulders tense. His gritted teeth spark stars.   Alighting stony mountain tops – where indurated Gods vanquished by the Sun, blinded and frozen, wait – fingertips rise [...]

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    Socks, a Pair

    Socks, a Pair

    It was a beautiful day on the farm the day of Toby and Nancy’s Wedding. Poetry all around us… Socks, a Pair i. Once there was a sock. ii. The single solitary sock lay limp on the lip of the laundry basket vowing never another night like that again. iii. Our sock took to the [...]

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    Video Haiku
    Video Haiku

      A Video Haiku ( A lesson plan I’ve done with students for three years now, always inter

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    The Aloe and the Sunflower
    The Aloe and the Sunflower

    The Aloe and the Sunflower An example of 3(squared) watch the video poem This was one of the most f

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    S.M.Y.L.I. 2011
    S.M.Y.L.I. 2011

    This summer, not only did we knock out another fine mini-doc about the Summer Youth Leadership progr

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    Ed Ward's StoriesStories
    Ed Ward’s StoriesStories

      … a night without television…    

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