PLEASE check out the excellent interview and poetry of Mark Kerstetter, master bricoleur, poet, artist, philosopher, and friend. His work and ideas are featured at CONNOTATION PRESS. You will not be disappointed.
And... for something old and something new. This out last week from the American Library Association: TheTop Ten List of Frequently Challenged Books in 2011:
•ttyl; ttfn; l8r, g8r (series), by Lauren Myracle
•The Color of Earth (series), by Kim Dong Hwa
•The Hunger Games trilogy, by Suzanne Collins
•My Mom’s Having A Baby! A Kid’s Month-by-Month Guide to Pregnancy, by Dori Hillestad Butler
•The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie
•Alice (series), by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
•Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley
•What My Mother Doesn’t Know, by Sonya Sones
•Gossip Girl (series), by Cecily Von Ziegesar
•To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee
And... one of my wee fictions has found a nest: MAMA LOVES BIRDS up at BLUE FIVE NOTEBOOK. Thank you wunderbar editors Michelle Elvy and Sam Rasnake for publishing my words.
And... heading into the midstretch of National Poetry Month. Quite a challenge this year, but so far I am 16 poems for 16 days. Not saying they're good, but if you wish to take a pick at my snippets, head over to my alternative blog BLUETRUEDREAM.