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Literary Impulse

Our Rocky Mountains Are Hiding Behind a Thick Blanket of Smoke

Their disappearance inspired this attempt at an uncommon poetic form

Sky thick with what looks like clouds but is actually a smoke plume from a forest fire. A small red shiny dot is visible in the center of the photo, which is the sun.

I’d never heard of the form of poetry called “Dizain” until Will Hull tagged me in a poetry challenge. He learned of it from this article by Adelia Ritchie.



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Susan Foster

Susan lives in Montana with her husband and a clever Jenga-playing dog. The author of a regrettably neglected blog, she hopes to publish her debut novel soon.