november 11, 2018, Reprinted with kind permission of rattle Green: I always like to start at the beginning. There aren’t many people in the world who are poets. How did…
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Poetry by the Sea: A Global Conference has been created in the spirit of beginning afresh. The conference will literally take place by the sea, in an awe-inspiring landscape, and at Mercy by the Sea, a beautiful retreat center. This choice of meeting ground signifies how all of us are connected to each other and inspired by one another, whatever our poetic starting point, as we meet in a place of mercy and artistic grace in our shared goal of excellence.
You will find a tiptoe joy in the way that artificial poetic barriers can fall away as we engage in the passions and interests that define us all.
You will find a private beach, shared community meals and catered receptions (whether you are lodging on-campus or off-campus), and celebrations of artistic achievement.
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for Davey at 16 As you gaze at the falls, unaware that I’m there,I survey your brow’s drop-off, the bluff of your chin,and the stone that bobs high in your…