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Question #30

I’ve come to my last day and last post for Courtney Answers Questions Month (CoAnQuMo)!  I’m ending with a futuristic question…. Here it is: How do you imagine yourself as an old lady? What would your ideal 80th year of … Continue reading

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Question #23

I notice that birds seem to be significant in your art and even your business name. Can you tell me the significance? My particular interest in birds began when I formed a deep bond with a budgie named Zelda. I’ve … Continue reading

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Questions #7 & #8

It’s double-question Friday for CoAnQuMo! Question #7: What is your favorite poem right now? Oh, such a tough question!  I have so many go-to poems on my bookshelf that give me inspiration, illumination, solace, and that solid satiated feeling. If … Continue reading

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Cancer Poetry Project

I am feeling a bitter-sweet buzz inside my chest as I look at the cover of The Cancer Poetry Project 2, a powerful anthology of poems edited by Karin Miller. One of my poems appears within these pages and I … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Cross Currents

CROSS CURRENTS Cicadas shrill at a Zen temple garden in Kamakura where we light incense and drink green tea under red umbrellas. He tells me, “I’m afraid to go home.” I sip some tea and watch the temple cat roll … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Endings and Beginnings

Can you think of a time in your life when the ending of something had such clarity in it that you were able to understand yourself, your feelings, and your future (the potential of new beginnings) with deep insight? Or … Continue reading

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