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by Susan Kay Anderson


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ISBN-13: 9781635348897
Publisher: Finishing Line Press
Publication date: 04/05/2019
Pages: 86
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.21(d)

About the Author

Susan Kay Anderson, 2010 National Poetry Series Finalist, has an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Eastern Oregon University. Anderson was the poetry editor of Big Talk, a free publication in the early 1980s featuring Pacific Northwest punk bands. She earned degrees in anthropology from the University of Oregon (B.S.) and English Literature & Creative Writing from the University of Colorado, Boulder (M.A. & Jovanovich Award). Her poems, essays, stories, and interviews can be found in: Barrow Street Press 4 X 2 Project, Beat Scene, BlazeVOX Journal Spring 2016, Concis, Caliban Online, Guernica, Honolulu Civil Beat, Oregon East, Prairie Schooner, and Tom Clark Beyond The Pale. She lives in Eugene, Oregon.

Table of Contents

Fire Cipher 1

My father wanted the west 4

Mezzanine 5

Mid-life dream(s) (continued) 34

Dreams (continued) 38

The Butterfly’s Song 42

Conference of the Orange-crowned Warblers 44

Conference of the Clouds 45

Memoir So Far 46

It Is Bear-like 47

Bears and Berries 49

It often feels like wasted time 51

The summer bell rings 52

No Boxing Day 53

It Begins Then To Be Possible To Imagine 54

When I Became An Animal 55

Man’s West Once 56

Notes On “Man’s West Once” 69

Acknowledgements 71

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