It is in reworking our images and word choice, that we are poets
I wanted to write a poem about what Oshkosh has given me. Gratitude is always important.
Writers Impact Now
I believe that even if you are writing nonfiction, a short story or a novel, there is a poem rolling around in your psyche lighting up the words to use like a pinball machine.
The Benefits of Poetry
. True poetry begins in taking away words and rearranging the remaining ones.
Poems allow me to go through the photo album of my mind.
we write poems to encapsulate something we want to remember.
Poet Laureate of Oshkosh
In September of 2021, I was named the Poet Laureate of Oshkosh.
Rebel Poet By Louis V Clark III
I am simply impressed by this book. It makes a statement about living in Wisconsin, being a man, and being a Native American. I read Clark’s other books, really liked them and thought that he was done with memoir/chapbook. In this book he shows he has a lot more to say. I think Clark wants … Continue reading Rebel Poet By Louis V Clark III
How to Be an Indian in the 21st Century
This is my review for Louis Clark's chapbook How to Be an Indian in the 21st Century. This is from the Wisconsin Historical Press. "The story Mr. Clark tells is fascinating. It's his story of growing up Native American in Wisconsin and facing racism, discrimination, and a difficult childhood. Don't worry though, Mr. Clark also … Continue reading How to Be an Indian in the 21st Century
Lakefly Writers Conference
I have been a part of the Lakefly Writers Conference for the last five years now. I've spoken at it twice and I want to invite you to come to #lakefly17. If you are a writer, you need to go to a conference. They do so many things for you. They teach. They create friendships, … Continue reading Lakefly Writers Conference