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Tension, Release. Ahhh. Good Poem

March 14, 2013

Tags: Poetry, tension, Robert Cording, Lines for a Friend, What Binds Us to This World

Tension has a bad rap. We have multiple strategies for dissipating tension in our lives. But in art—and maybe in everything else—tension makes things interesting. Who wants to watch a movie with a predictable ending? Tension keeps us awake, involved. (more…)

Selected Works

Poetry Anthology
Anthology of Michigan poets and artists.
A beautiful meditation on grief, memory, and the seasons of life.
Winner of the Michigan Writers Chapbook contest, this chapbook collects persona poems and personal poems to illuminate a world of humor, deep feelings, and strong community.