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Colony Atlantic Center for the Arts Florida
Writing Program University of Miami MFA Program Florida
Writing Program University of Central Florida Florida
Writing Program University of South Florida Florida
Writing Program Key West Literary Seminar Florida
Writing Program Florida International University Florida
Conference O, Miami Florida
Conference Palm Beach Poetry Festival Florida
Conference Other Words Florida
Small Press Anhinga Press Florida

poems

poem
Marco Island, Florida

There should be nothing here I don't remember . . .

The Gulf Motel with mermaid lampposts 
and ship's wheel in the lobby should still be 
rising out of the sand like a
poem
Barque of phosphor
On the palmy beach,

Move outward into heaven,
Into the alabasters
And night blues.

Foam and cloud are one.
Sultry moon-monsters
Are dissolving.

Fill your black hull
With white moonlight.

There will never be an end
To this droning of the surf.
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After The I Hate to Cook Cookbook (1961)
 
 
How scattered I am: post-spouse, with company coming;
in Florida in my earthquake gown, in my eelskin slingbacks
 
and electric mink stole. I tried to make
puff paste with sweating hands; butter
 
in the