Deborah Phelps, originally from Baltimore, MD now at Sam Houston State
“home of death row in Texas”
I took notes at this session and transferred them onto my blog. So I guess that means it is retroactively live blogged.
ask her if she has applied to CCTE, TCEA
history of Dime Box:
Original Dime Box- real ghost town where something bad happened- though the marker does not say why or what
poignant juxtaposition of Hector and the registrar
excellent description of dead stars
rainbow spill of plastic rosaries
Jacket Magazine publishes poems.
writes in sequences, poems canâ€™t live alone anymore than we can
Flaubertâ€™s Dictionary of Received Ideas
â€œtimed occupanciesâ€ for office
â€œMy life has been a series of timed occupancies but someone forgot to wind the clock and so I stay withinâ€
sirens slam [me awake] my sleep
potential violence represented is violence
This session brought my poetry to the top. I wrote two sets of great lines while I was listening to her.
Idea: write poem series related to conference attendanceâ€”negative spaces in Donatello (last conf)
Gross National Happiness
â€œan inner menagerieâ€
Lana Mott Wiggins
Plainview Press publishes her poetry
laugh- ee- ette- Lafayette
“a vampire in blue jeans and sunshineâ€
â€œcling to tender omensâ€
What does secretary do at SCMLA?
water dragon, ancient and agnostic ark
beautiful articulate snapshots
â€œvulgar is synonymous with freedomâ€
she has a lot of â€œon my backâ€ imagery
â€œlovely genuine personâ€ â€“ poem about Wm Hughes, editor of Gothic Studies
My idea: Meant & Heard. Hi, how are you? kiss my baby. Have you gotten a job?