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Whistling Fire publishes “Refracted Light” by Katherine Gekker, June 23, 2011

Please see The Whistling Fire for my poem, “Refracted Light.” Advertisements

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Halcyon Trio Oregon will perform “Chasing the Moon Down” Sunday, June 19

This concert will include Carson Cooman’s wonderful work that sets my poem, “Chasing the Moon Down,” to music for voice, piano and trumpet, and will benefit NAMI. NewsRegister.com – News and information for McMinnville and Yamhill Valley, Oregon – wine … Continue reading

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The Whistling Fire will publish “Refracted Light” on June 23rd

The Whistling Fire has announced its June 2011 publishing schedule. Katherine Gekker’s poem, “Refracted Light,” will be published on June 23rd. Read more about Whistling Fire and its June schedule here.

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Childhood Poem IV

This poem was published in a limited edition book, “Childhood Poems,” in 1975. I was in love with Marianne Moore’s syllabics. The room my brother and I slept in was huge and cold. At night my mother read To us … Continue reading

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Childhood Poem III

This poem was published in a limited edition book, “Childhood Poems,” in 1975. It is the first poem of mine that I remember liking. I wrote it when I was in my late teens. When I was a child I … Continue reading

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Always in the Black

Does the music take you back? Deep into the tunnel, Can you see the next rung? Past layered fishes scattered flat dinosaurs tar pit babies. Before we lose the rhythm. (John Henry swings the hammer/ takes you six feet down) … Continue reading

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Separating the Immutable

Winter at the shore and the sun disdains us, suspended high and immobile while an old man leans against a brick wall, away from the wind, his green jacket tans brown at its neck and its wrists. And waves aloof … Continue reading

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