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Science, Sonnets and Speculation: Peg Duthie

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haiga: a powder brush

Photo taken by Peg Duthie, August 2009, “at my parents’ interment. Text written after finally tossing out the brush in question, October 2011.”   Check out more poetry-related interviews, reviews and guest posts at Couplets: a multi-author poetry blog tour.

Even the water tastes like shreds

Read “The Wailing Well” by Peg Duthie.

And within the right light,/she’s witnessed how gray can shine/as a weary, honest silver.

Read “The Language of Waiting” by Peg Duthie.

over a kind of script we’ve created

In preparation for NaPoWriMo, I’m coming up with some poetry ideas. I have a few topics I want to tackle (Alzheimer’s and my maternal grandparents, a praise poem to bunnies, etc.) and a few forms to work on, including: hay(na)ku: A tercet of 6 words: 1 in the first line, 2 in the second line, […]

2010: A Space Oddity

Wow, the NRA is advertising on my site. They’re so not who I picture as Project Wonderful’s demographic, but me and my gun will totally take their money. Back from Tuscaloosa, from 2010: A Space Oddity, at the University of Alabama. I drove down with Peg Duthie (she drove, I navigated incompetently*). We got a […]

Take your protein pills and put your helmet on

The organizers of 2010: A Space Oddity (mentioned formerly) have sent me a tentative list of their events: The Art of Book Covers: A/V Pesentation on how illustration and design come together to create a book cover. *Lou Anders, three time Hugo nominated Editorial Director and Chesley Award Winning Art Director of Pyr Books hosts […]

Loose, it promptly/smothered an acre of corn.

Read “By Way of Sorrow” by Peg Duthie.

2009 Dwarf Stars Award Nominees

Got my contributor’s copy a few days ago and finally got around to scanning the cover for you all to see. Purty ain’t it? There’s some really excellent stuff in there, including my homegirl Peg Duthie’s “Evolution,” Charles Wright’s “The Ghost of Walter Benjamin Walks at Midnight” and Jane Yolen’s “Goodbye Billy Goat Gruff.” A […]

The skin I regrew/after each of our trysts is now my armor.

Read “Persephone in Tel Aviv” by my homegirl Peg Duthie.