Listen to me read with Lisa Molina and Meg Pokrass on Episode 12 of

TERcets, which is a literary podcast by The Ekphrastic Review. Each episode features three pieces selected by the host, Brian Salmons, from the Ekphrastic Review website, ekphrastic.net. melindathomsen.com

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Artwork: Planet Set, by Joseph Cornell (USA) 1950. Ekphrastic Writing Challenge, August 20, 2021

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"Piñatas"

Here is a discussion of using couplets in poetry by Sheri Fresonke Harper called,

Blank Space in Poems in the Winter 2019 Comstock Review . It appeared on her blog on February 21, 2020, and she discusses my poem "Piñatas!" Thank you, Sheri!

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July 23, 2021

Go to Sledgehammer Literary Review to read this poem.  It will  also be  Forthcoming in Winter 2022: I Wanna Be Loved by You: Poems on Marilyn Monroe edited by Susana H. Case & Margo Taft Stever from Milk & Cake Press.

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"Old Tractor Equipment" North Carolina Literary Review Online 2020, published  February 2, 2020. Finalist for the 2019 James Applewhite Poetry Prize.

 
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"Solar System"  2019 Robert Golden Poetry Contest First Place sponsored by Nexus Poets, New Bern, NC, published January 2020.

 
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"Major League Salaries" From Rattle #23, Summer 2005, published online October 12, 2012.

 

Poetry East #60: Bliss, published Fall 2007 and edited by Richard Jones

"Do I Love Baseball Too Much?" is on p. 48, in this issue.

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