Tag Archives: Dawn Haines

Peggy Kampmeier, Part One

Often, it’s said under the breath. The statement made, but apologetically, sheepishly. You, know, it wasn’t the biggest voice. It wasn’t the most beautiful voice. This also happens during interviews if a story rises that could represent Jan in a … Continue reading

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Friday Roundup

Hello, Folks, Here’s the roundup for this week (and notice my new use of hyperlinks to make it easier for you!): Sunday: Love Tuesday: The Ear and the Imagination Thursday: To Straighten a River, an excerpt Please let me know what you think … Continue reading

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Leaf Peeper

Hello, Friends, So, I took two field trips this week : Tuesday afternoon a group of us drove over “the notch” at Jeffersonville down into Stowe–and of course, we stopped [because you have to stop during leaf season when a … Continue reading

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Podcast interview with Rick Agran on Bon Mot!

This was an unexpected delight! Almost immediately after arriving here in Johnson, Vermont for my residency, I learned that my old, dear friend, poet and teacher Rick Agran is now teaching at Johnson State College, just up the hill from … Continue reading

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An Introduction (Stay with me…)

Thea Kronborg, Willa Cather’s opera diva in the novel The Song of the Lark travels the world from her small Colorado town to Chicago, New York, Dresden. At one point, Thea finds herself in the desert of the American Southwest … Continue reading

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