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My favorite poets write poems that are understandable, using clear words & images to share stories & truths. I always try to write like that too & hope to touch readers in some positive way. ... inspiring them to laugh, cry a little, or have a yes! moment.


 
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... read the rest of this poem by Karen Paul Holmes in her forthcoming book, No Such Thing As Distance (Terrapin Books2017)
 

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Karen Paul HOlmes

Lover of words, people, pets, dancing, opera, and French fries... not necessarily in that order.


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ANNOUNCEMENTS

No Such Thing as Distance, will be available Feb 1, 2018.

Finalist for the Letheon Prize -- the poem is  forthcoming in Anesthesia (Journal for the Amer Society of Anesthesiologists)

Come say hi at AWP 2018, Tampa: