(a poem)

The July 28th prompt in The Daily Poet: Day-By-Day Prompts For Your Writing Practice, by Kelli Russell Agodon & Martha Silano, is to write a pantoum—a poem consisting of four-line stanzas in which the second and fourth lines of one stanza become the first and third lines of the next.

This proved to be a bit tricky, as my initial attempts didn’t lend themselves well to this form. It was only later in the evening (it is approaching 11:15 p.m. as I write this) that I got anything I was reasonably satisfied with—and just a few minutes ago that I got something down that I thought would be worth posting…

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E-book update (Sometimes, things go smoothly…, part 2)

When I uploaded the e-book version of Separation Anxiety to Smashwords, the only version that I could be sure would look the way it was supposed to was the Kindle version. Both the iBooks reader and Adobe Digital Editions rendered the ePub file quite differently—and neither looked very good, quite frankly. Since the ePub file passed the validation process, however, there wasn’t much I could do; I simply had to trust that it would work the way it was supposed to.
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