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Three Poems Posted in November Issue of *Truck*

I’m happy to share that three of my poems have just been posted in the November issue of Truck: http://halvard-johnson.blogspot.it/2014/11/penny-harter.html I also have a haiku in the *Asahi Shimbun* haiku column (please scroll down): http://ajw.asahi.com/article/cool_japan/style/AJ201411070007

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Remembering Bill (William J.) Higginson

Tomorrow, October 11th, is the fifth anniversary of Bill’s (William J. Higginson) death. It doesn’t seem possible that five years have gone by already since we lost him. He was a very special man—one of a kind—and I and our … Continue reading

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My Poem for September 11th … (written in 2001)

It was published as a broadside by From Here Press: SEPTEMBER 11, 2001 Penny Harter I. Smoke still rises from the rubble as the city shifts toward autumn. We continue to count the missing and the dead. Images sear the … Continue reading

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Poem Accepted for *Holy Cow! Press* anthology

Just got the news today via good old postal mail that Holy Cow! Press has accepted my poem “Shelling Peas” for their forthcoming anthology The Heart of All That Is: Reflections on Home, to be published in a paperback edition … Continue reading

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My poem “Last Night Over the Mountains” Posted in On-Line Anthology

I’m so pleased that a poem I wrote during January, 2011, while I was in residence at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, has just been posted in an on-line anthology … Continue reading

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Using Writing To Move Through Loss and Grief Into Healing

I am behind on posting here, so I’ll start with going back to the end of August. I was invited by the Unitarian Church to give the morning message on August 21st. My topic was using writing, specifically poetry, to … Continue reading

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Mixed Haiku / Tanka Sequence on the EPN

Each day next week, beginning on Monday, January 31st, and runningĀ  through February 6th, a sequential verse from my sequence, “After Surgery,” will be featured on Shreve Memorial Library’s Electronic Poetry Network. The poem will be running all day (or … Continue reading

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