Category Archives: Poetry in Motion

Prickly Kindness

I’d committed to describing “poetry in motion” … where my poems are moving… and neglected to celebrate my December 2015 collection called Prickly Kindness. Grateful that I’ve had enough poems arrive to put together 5 collections since 2013. Grateful for … Continue reading

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Thirsty Bloom

All this summer sunlight and the occasion of my parents’ 50th wedding anniversary… imagine!… meant good momentum to put together my latest poetry compilation, Thirsty Bloom. With gratitude to all the sources that help us bloom.

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podcast interview

I was pleased to have a conversation with online radio host Susan Brender about why I write the way I do…  you can listen here.

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spring thaw

Months since my last post… but there have been verdant moments. I was pleased to share my collection Grunt Work with friends and family in December. There is a new collection gradually gathering itself for release, the poems continue to … Continue reading

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november motion

My poems are crawling along towards some unseen new place and I am posting this only as a way of marking movement… to say another manuscript will be birthed soon… and to say thanks to the folks at this link: http://northerncardinalreview.wordpress.com/2014/11/30/public-consultation-by-heather-finton/

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catching up

It’s been a fairly productive almost-year since my last visit to this site… took time almost every day for reflection and writing, have now completed two poetry collections with working titles “Joy Landing” and “Mucky Garden”. Seem to be writing … Continue reading

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poetic trails, and not

This new “category” of posts marks my re-entry into the world of posting and my commitment to sharing my writing. It is a category for telling the story of where these poems travel. In this case, I want to acknowledge … Continue reading

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