MJ blathers

dark poet who loves to laugh

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a species of mayfly male

dead within the day of birth

craves only to find female

in faint, dim light

no time to eat;  mouthless

lives only to perpetuate

his kind

searches with huge,

turban-shaped eyes

such intensity of purpose

such focused

brief existence

May 2015



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5th Annual LEND an EAR, COME and HEAR July 11, 2015

Writers in the Grove will host their 5th annual free, family-friendly, fun juried reading event Saturday, July 11, 2015, at Plum Hill Vineyards in Gaston, Oregon from 11 to about 12:30. The pizza wagon will be there for those who wish to stay for lunch in that lovely country setting. Anyone who would like to read his/her original work (prose, poetry or song of up to 4 minutes reading time), please contact me for submission form. Deadline for submissions is June 12.  LEND an EAR has grown every year. Joe Schrader has had his arm pulled to emcee again in his own inimical style.