Tag Archives: poetry

Unopened / Odd and Bookish Review

Yes, the advance “ink” keeps rolling in on Unopened.  Here’s a nice 4-star blurb from Odd and Bookish.  Enjoy! https://oddandbookish.wordpress.com/2019/01/17/review-unopened/

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Unopened / Ink 19 Review

Another nice advance review of my new book, Unopened, up at Ink 19. “The best art resonates because it causes an emotional response – the rest is doggerel. It could be a song that makes you recall a memory, a … Continue reading

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Unopened Contest

Everyone likes contests, right?  Jump on in! https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/288055-unopened

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Cotton

Pleased to unveil the first published poems of the year, two brand new ones, “Cotton” and “Younger than I” , now up and running at the excellent print and online literary magazine Better than Starbucks Check them out at the … Continue reading

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Interstate 65 Revisited

Happy to be a repeat contributor to a fine literary zine out of Ann Arbor titled The Big Windows Review.   A new poem of mine, “Interstate 65 Revisited” was just featured in the latest online edition and will resurface in print, … Continue reading

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Ode to My Chuck Taylors

Here’s a new poem, “Ode to My Chuck Taylors,” just for here….enjoy.  Doug Ode to My Chuck Taylors On a listless Sunday afternoon My black hi-top Chuck Taylors Lie waiting on the hardwood floor Classic, cool, casual They beckon me … Continue reading

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Advance Review / Unopened

Someone’s always got to be first, so big thanks to Tom Schulte, for this advance review of Doug Hoekstra’s forthcoming  book, Unopened, just posted on Goodreads.   Four out of five stars is good any day of the week, and … Continue reading

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