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Unread 11-23-2019, 01:04 PM
Susan McLean Susan McLean is offline
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Default John Isbell in The Ekphrastic Review

With a poem he workshopped here recently, "The Ram God Khnum":

http://www.ekphrastic.net/ekphrastic...aiborne-isbell

Anyone who enjoys sonnets may also enjoy this one by Barbara Lydecker Crane:

http://www.ekphrastic.net/ekphrastic...lydecker-crane

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Unread 11-23-2019, 11:01 PM
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Nice ones, John and Barbara!
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Aaron Poochigian Aaron Poochigian is offline
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I am excited about John's poem (and excited that his middle name is "Claiborne")!
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Chris O'Carroll Chris O'Carroll is offline
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"the plunder of his face" in Barbara's Henry VIII sonnet is wonderful. But how can a poem on a bloated, autocratic, short-fingered vulgarian from the 16th century be relevant today?
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