Tag Archives: poetry

God of Step-Mothers by Orit Gidali

Plenum – Creative Writing and a Sustainable Income Can go Hand in Hand

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Grant writing? Intimidating, right? Not according to these samples. This is something do-able.

Syllabi–really? How creative can I get in with my syllabi? Looking at David Foster Wallace’s, Lynda Barry’s, and Susan Howe’s, I’d say it’s the best point to entry to set tone and expectations. And I love the Cookie Policy!

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Vertical Interrogations (and my graduating capstone) part I

Watercolor, salt, glue

Watercolor, salt, glue

These questions. Questions in line with Bhanu Kapil’s method of asking people about their lives which really, really crossed borders. Please click on the link to answer the vertical interrogations. You will be amazed by your creativity, humor, and tenderness. [click on the reply number in the gray circle to add your response]. Have fun. Write something today.

https://heronsandplenum.wordpress.com/2014/10/25/laura/

Here and Now

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Few Things Keep Me Tethered

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One is my MFA. Presently struggling to keep up with thesis production and the class’ creative writing project. Here’s my pushing up against something with weight / reflecting my breathing in and out / without

If you’re looking for generative prompts and writing tips to twist open the spigot for your summer writing projects and/or ambitions, please check out https://heronsandplenum.wordpress.com/

Plenum captures the spirit, energy, and creative urgency flowing through a diverse community of writers–the OSU-Cascades MFA Class of 2015. For seven days of seven weeks, the Plenum Capstone invites the World to join us in creating and experiencing the art of the written word through an innovative e-publishing exploration of the writing and the creative process. The project’s ephemeral nature distinguishes it from the aspirations of growth and longevity associated with more traditional digital media. The Plenum Capstone also echoes the broader MFA experience–brief, intense, and transient, yet providing experiences we will carry through the rest of our lives.

Sharing a Diggity Poetry Reading Site

A quiet, potential writing spot.

A quiet, potential writing spot.

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Wider People are So Obtuse

as arm and elbow and forearm
cross international
spacelines and
your left side
avalanches
restrained and
numb
the unlit
call button a
thousand
miles away