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Bookndz

Member since January 27, 2012

ABOUT ME

Right now, I'm reading:
Thirst by Mary Oliver

In bed I like to read:
Mary Oliver Eckhart Tolle Natalie Goldberg

My favorite story of all time is:
The Diviners by Margaret Laurence

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
RATTLE POETRY

If you were to throw up your hands in exasperation and yell "it's the story of my life," what would you be talking about?
Writer, teacher, poet, mother, arts event coordinator and tireless advocate for all things arts related. Visit me and my poetry: http://www.FirkinFiction.com

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Eat more pasta. Life is short.

Bookndz’s Latest Memoir of 13

“Eat more pasta. Life is short!”

 
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