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Wisteria hangs in great dollops from the treetops, the faint purple drapery escorting me to Aiken and Camden, Bethune and Rockingham, its aerial artistry choking the tallest pines. Driving through the Carolinas on a lavender road I’ve navigated for years…

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While You Sleep

Still hunkered at my desk, as if to stop the night sky brightening, the Leylands lifting from their winter canvas, pastures, singed with frost. Night is like a holiday, I can do anything I want with it— unlike the day’s…

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Repost: All Sauced Up!

From Oklahoma to Seattle to Asia to Chicago, comes blogger Whitney LaBahn with some delicious recipes. I've shared one of my own with her, as well as the poem "Chocolate Sauce" from my upcoming book. Read the blog post here.

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Repost: Living With Poetry

Repost: Living With Poetry

On the wonderful blog, Eat This Poem, Nicole Gulotta weaves a delicious potato salad recipe with insights from Mary Oliver's poem, "Don't Hesitate." If you enioy the recipes and poetry from Take This Spoon, you'll enjoy Nicole's series, "Living With…

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