Three Poems from Washington State, Part V

  • August 10, 2017
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  • Poetry
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  • By Susan Rich / Rachel Kessler / Eric Lochridge

The final of a five-part series featuring poetry by Washington State writers, with each poem influenced by our state’s people, places, and culture. The poems are excerpted from a new anthology, WA129.

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Three Poems from Washington State, Part IV

  • August 1, 2017
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  • Poetry
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  • By Carolyn Gilman / Ellen Welcker / Shin Yu Pai

The fourth of a five-part series featuring poetry by Washington State writers, with each poem influenced by our state’s people, places, and culture. The poems are excerpted from a new anthology, WA129.

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Three Poems from Washington State, Part III

  • July 25, 2017
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  • Poetry
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  • By Susan J. Erickson / Pat Dixon / Becky Carlson

The third of a five-part series featuring poetry by Washington State writers, with each poem influenced by our state’s people, places, and culture. The poems are excerpted from a new anthology, WA129.

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Three Poems from Washington State, Part II

  • July 19, 2017
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  • Poetry
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  • By Kathleen Flenniken / Tom Robbins / Catherine Alice Michaelis

The second of a five-part series featuring poetry by Washington State writers, with each poem influenced by our state’s people, places, and culture. The poems are excerpted from a new anthology, WA129.

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Three Poems from Washington State, Part I

  • July 13, 2017
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  • Poetry
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  • By Sherman Alexie / Mary Eliza Crane / Claudia Castro Luna

The first of a five-part series featuring poetry by Washington State writers, with each poem influenced by our state’s people, places, and culture. The poems are excerpted from a new anthology, WA129.

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Reading Habits: Erin Belieu

The poet and Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist on reading “The Brothers Karamozov” in one night, her love of “Middlemarch,” and how she can’t seem to return a library book.

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“I Would Drink Deeper”

  • September 30, 2016
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  • Editorial
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  • By Tod Marshall, Washington State Poet Laureate

Yes, words can provide comfort, says the Washington State Poet Laureate. But immense power lies in how they point us to uncertainty—“a space within us being made ready for the stars.”

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Tod Marshall

If the Washington State Poet Laureate is ever banished to a desert island, you’ll find him re-enacting Whitman poems in the surf.

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