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Paper Poetry

Thema juli: Gunnen

Lines Composed A Few Feet Away on the North Patio

On Writing Alone at Dusk While the Wife is Away. July 16, 2022

A journal newly used while composing outside in a growing drizzle. Photo by the author.

(Gunnen: Dutch: Finding happiness in someone’s happiness because you love them so much).

My love, how heavy this must be for you.
It is easy for me, to write this now —
The phlox, purple and…



We are living in the digital world, covered in the autonomous aspects & tracked motions of life. Yet, somehow we are losing some critical elements. Keyboards, touchpads, & speech-to-text are there, but we believe that handwritten words on paper is still meaningful to some poets.

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Walter Bowne

Walter Bowne

This poet-angel-hipster dude from Jersey writes satire, humor, fiction, poetry, essays on music, travel, gardening, and his belly button. He’s a trophy husband.