Welcome to The Curve: Poem by Kimberly Casey

  Happy Tuesday, everyone! Thank you for joining us for our next edition of WRB’s The Curve. This week, we have joining us Kimberly Casey, with her poem, “I Didn’t Know I Was Drunk.” Thank you, Kimberly, for joining us, and thanks to all of you for the read.   I DIDN’T KNOW I WAS…

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Welcome to The Curve: Poem by Grace Sumner

  Happy Thursday, everyone! Thank you for joining us for our second edition of WRB’s The Curve. We hope that you enjoyed your Fourth of July and were able to take a little bit of a break with your friends and family, and find some time for yourselves, as well. This week, we have joining…

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Welcome to The Curve: Poem by Carol Berg

  Hi everyone! Happy Tuesday, and welcome to the premiere feature of WRB’s The Curve. We will feature poetry on Tuesdays, prose on Thursdays, and the occasional book pun on Saturdays. Please consider submitting your work. We will continue our feature until the launch of WRB’s publication, SHARK Literary Magazine, appears in Fall or Winter…

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Happy Poem-in-Your Pocket Day!

  Hi everyone!! I hope you’re enjoying your day. As a part of National Poetry Month, today (April 27) was Poem-in-Your-Pocket Day, for which you could carry a poem in your pocket, and read it or share it with others around you whenever you want! So, on behalf of Write around the Bend, I spent…

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Poetry in Motion Monday: Diane Seuss

  Hi everyone! Happy (late) Monday! I know it’s been a really long time since we did this… I’m currently working on a piece called “The Rock I’ve Been Living Under” for my author site to discuss some of the reason I’ve been so MIA the last few months… but just the same, I wish…

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In honor of Cynthia’s reading… & Larry’s boots

  Hi friends, I don’t know how many of you were out in the audience last night—physically or in spirit—but Cynthia Cruz was everything I wanted (and needed) her to be, as a person, and as a poet. Her reading was incredible, her latest book (How the End Begins) astounds me, and speaking with her…

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Poetry in Motion Monday: Jamaal May

For all of our wonderful friends, and all the people of Kalamazoo, we love you. THE GUN JOKE It’s funny, she says, how many people are shocked by this shooting and the next and next and the next. She doesn’t mean funny as in funny, but funny as in blood soup tastes funny when you…

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