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The After Party

Happy to report that a new Doug Hoekstra poem, “The After Party,” is up and running at the estimable Deep South Magazine right here: http://deepsouthmag.com/2018/04/23/the-after-party/ Deep South is an online magazine covering the literature and culture of the South, celebrating … Continue reading

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Buk Reading Bukowski write about cats is like punching a hole in a giant bag tied around the world by those who do not know but still must classify categorize and kill things of beauty Reading Bukowski write about writing … Continue reading

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The Party

Feeling a little bit maudlin when I wrote this new piece of flash non-fiction, but just tried to roll with the feeling, honor it, and hopefully, make it something more. Enjoy. Doug THE PARTY On Sunday afternoons, if I’m out … Continue reading

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Bird Watch

Working on a new collection of poems, hope to be out in 2018.  This will be in it. Bird Watch On the bird watch in the valley Moving in groups One person’s eyes are another’s The man with the largest … Continue reading

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Wedding Bands

“Wedding Bands,” a new piece of flash fiction up at the estimable “Friday Flash Fiction”.   Love.  Memory.  Pawn Shops.  Bob Dylan. Enjoy.  Right here: http://www.fridayflashfiction.com/longer-stories/wedding-bands-by-doug-hoekstra  

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New piece of Doug Hoekstra flash fiction, “Half-Life,” published at Friday Flash Fiction, a relationship narrative dotted with plutonium and poetry.  Enjoy at the link below. http://www.fridayflashfiction.com/longer-stories/half-life-by-doug-hoekstra

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Bits and Bobs and “The Wave”

Happy September everyone. Been busy working, writing, resisting; hanging with Jude, catching up with old friends across the pond, teaching my boy how to drive a bit and poof, now he’s a sophomore at USN. As the temperature heats up … Continue reading

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