Taut Caesuras by Pamela Moore Dionne $14.99 A caesura is a pause in a line of poetry using the rhythms of natural speech rather than of meter. In Taut Caesuras, Dionne uses pauses to bring home the mighty punches of addiction, of loss, of biological predispositions, and ultimately enlightenment. –Sheila Bender, A New Theology: Turning to Poetry …
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It’s About Time Writers’ Reading Series Through the Seattle Public Library’s Ballard Branch, Reading #370: With Intention
My reading with Tamara Kaye Sellman and Lauren Davis is now available on YouTube:
I’m a featured reader for It’s About Time Writers’ Reading Series Thursday, Sep. 10, 2020, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
I’ll be reading from my upcoming poetry chapbook titled Paradox and Illusion. Below is a Webex link to the Seattle Library’s Ballard Branch reading series featuring me, Tamara Kaye Sellman and Lauren Davis. Be sure to log in early in case you have difficulty with the Webex connection. https://www.spl.org/event-calendar?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D147344039
Orogeny Is a Geological Mountain-building Event. Today in the U.S. People are Struggling Against a Mountain of Racism Built Out of Ignorance and Hate.
As I was going through the poems in my soon to be released chapbook, Paradox and Illusion, I was struck by the significance of the poem below. It carries weight because of what’s happening in the U.S. right now. We have lost George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and many other black lives to racial …
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Featured Book of the Day
Paradox and Illusion was the featured book of the day at Finishing Line Press, May 6, 2020. Please place your pre order today at https://www.finishinglinepress.com/product/paradox-and-illusion-by-pamela-moore-dionne/ and help me get my numbers up.
Paradox and Illusion is coming out in August. Help me get it into the world by pre-ordering your copy.
Praise for Paradox and Illusion: In her poem “Pleiades,” Dionne writes, “We pirouette like comets, free spiraling through atmospheres we create and interrupt, leaving shallow footprints in our wake.” To read the poems in Paradox and Illusion is to be swept into such a pirouette and to spiral from what is ordinary into transformative landscapes, …
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My Writing Space Is Finished!
I finally have a room of my own again. It’s in the basement away from distractions and completely self-contained. I never need to come upstairs unless I WANT TO!