2015 – A Poetic Year :)

I did more than I thought I did 🙂 wow 🙂 along with this stuff there were also LOTS of weekly poetry prompts with EXCELLENT videos

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March 2015 (Women’s History month)

I was the featured guest on The Power of Poetics with the DC Poetry Project during Women’s History month 🙂

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April 2015 (National Poetry month)

I talked to Erica Jong on the phone on April 30 (which I renamed to Erica Jong day)

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I also got to meet First Inaugural poet Richard Blanco, who came to my local library for a reading and to sign books 🙂

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EVERY DAY there was a new poetry prompt.

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May 2015

I participated in DC poet Mike Maggio’s 30 for 30 poetry contest 🙂

Flood got 2nd place in the 30 For 30 Poetry Project 🙂

Thank You to everyone who voted for Flood and commented 🙂

Flood

by Valeri Beers

black wetness
slowly creeps
places
it
should not
be the
waves
gently lapping
are deceiving
as they
damage

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June 2015

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http://www.amazon.com/Literature-Today-3-Issue-Theme-Childhood-ebook/dp/B0102SSBPU/

FREE download of poetry and short stories of Volume 3.

My poem “id” was chosen (Valeri Beers), along with Joan McNerny (July) and Rita Marie Recine (Playground in my mind).  Congratulations to everyone 🙂

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July 2015

Need inspiration? Our Day Of Passing anthology is out today on Smashwords and is a FREE download 🙂  I am honored that my poem “For Mom” was included 🙂

https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/563817  – get Our Day Of Passing HERE 🙂

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September 2015

On the day her new book  “Fear of Dying” came out, September 8, I called Erica Jong t0 congratulate her 🙂 🙂 She was so gracious and friendly as she talked to me.

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 December 2015

Free poetry 🙂 including mine 🙂 I am thankful

http://poetrysuperhighway.com/psh/great-poetry-e-book-free/

(They want YOURS too!  Click the link for more information 🙂

On 12/1/15, at poetrysuperhighway.com, all submitted ebooks

will be free to download for 24 hours 🙂

 

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One response to “2015 – A Poetic Year :)

  1. thank you valeri

    Date: Wed, 23 Dec 2015 00:55:53 +0000 To: ritarecine@hotmail.com

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