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Poetry
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 12:00 am
 quotes poem #16 found these from my dad Ron Douganin an old letter sent my kids: “The world’sa MESS! Too bad I’m not going to bearound to straighten it out!” and “Someday I’ll be an
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Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:00 am
if a bear steals your backpackand you’re alone on the trailstarving you can eat porcupineflesh raw it even provides itsown toothpicks of course if youare a vegetarian you’ll have tomake do with nu
Poetry
Thursday, July 21, 2016 12:00 am
personal poem # 14once on a time I put in (at my job) forfull professorship that’s the pinnacleof pay and prestige I got turned downthe committee chair told me “you havenot yet internalized the pr
Poetry
Thursday, July 14, 2016 12:00 am
 last year this column warmly praisedscores of helpful high school kidsthey came again this June some 300volunteers from Minn to Miss, Bostonto Bakersfield. I recently wrote ofGroup 14 who while
Poetry
Thursday, July 7, 2016 12:00 am
 treasure poem # 2we perched on the big wood flour boxnext to grama’s stove a good placeout from underfoot but close to theaction of mincemeat doughnuts piesrolled out on the marble tabletopwhe
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Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:00 am
 my current focus has been cecropia alovely moth now in its beginning stagesa botanist at my sister’s elderlivingestablishment has glass jars set up withunhatched eggs strings of pale pearlsand
Poetry
Thursday, June 23, 2016 12:00 am
on writing your stories #5seem to be on a roll so why not go onwhat about my first publication I wasten writing a long oz-like tale have Itold you this before the heroine hada snazzy name orania turqu
Poetry
Thursday, June 16, 2016 12:00 am
 transition poem #5my dad came from country schoolsmall for his age shy insecure hetold me of that first day walking up to the huge doors of the city schoolhe felt everyone was looking at himhe w
Poetry
Thursday, June 9, 2016 12:00 am
 on writing your stories #4 long long ago here’s how aclever chap got himself in printI forget where I read it hewrote to a newspaper thathad a q-and-a column givinga line of his own poem
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Thursday, June 2, 2016 12:00 am
from a 1995 letter of CopelandGreene: our fathers were memberson the first American Breedersartificial insemination board.I am curious as to the progressof your book. My impression isthat you hav

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