Tag Archives: Notes on the Poetry Selections

  1. Notes on the Poetry Selections

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    September 23, 2021 by The Citron Review

    The gerund moving and the infinitive to move have different connotations. Moving conjures a range of pathos, from how-exciting-it-is-to-be-getting-out-of-here! or to-someplace-new! …
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  2. Notes on the Poetry Selections

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    June 20, 2021 by The Citron Review

    As I write this letter, it is humid in North Carolina, even in Asheville. In other parts of the state …
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  3. Notes on the Poetry Selections

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    March 21, 2021 by The Citron Review

    The other day, I was teaching a creative writing class and showed Charlotte Pence’s “Consciousness” on the overhead, as I …
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  4. Notes on the Poetry Selections

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    December 20, 2020 by The Citron Review

    This fall has been good for reading. At semester’s end, I am fortunate to have time to reread old favorites …
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  5. Notes on the Poetry Selections

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    September 23, 2020 by The Citron Review

    As I write this note for the fall issue, pileated woodpeckers are destroying my house. Beautiful creatures they are, and …
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  6. Notes on the Poetry Selections

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    June 21, 2020 by The Citron Review

    Summer 2020 is a tumultuous time in our nation’s history and the world. Not one person has emerged unscathed, and …
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  7. Notes on the Poetry Selections

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    March 19, 2020 by The Citron Review

    “Focus, too, on small occurrences” is something I told my creative writing class this week. We were having a discussion …
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  8. Notes on the Poetry Selections

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    December 21, 2019 by The Citron Review

    I still have my childhood stocking. It reads ERIC in white letters, stitched on a green background with a plump …
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  9. Notes on the Poetry Selections

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    September 23, 2019 by The Citron Review

    When I lived in Los Angeles (2003-2010), I lived in Santa Monica, nine blocks from the beach and a million …
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  10. Notes on the Poetry Selections

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    September 23, 2019 by The Citron Review

    As I write this letter for the fall issue, I am flying solo this week as my wife is in …
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