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Conference O, Miami Florida
Conference Palm Beach Poetry Festival Florida
Conference Other Words Florida
Writing Program Florida International University Florida
Writing Program University of Miami MFA Program Florida
Writing Program University of Central Florida Florida
Writing Program University of South Florida Florida
Colony Atlantic Center for the Arts Florida
Literary Organization Sarasota Poetry Theatre-Soulspeak Florida
Literary Organization Florida Literary Arts Organization Florida

poems

poem
She sang beyond the genius of the sea.
The water never formed to mind or voice,
Like a body wholly body, fluttering
Its empty sleeves; and yet its mimic motion
Made constant cry, caused constantly a cry,
That was not ours although we understood,
Inhuman, of the veritable ocean.

The sea was not a mask.  No more
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poem

After The I Hate to Cook Cookbook (1961)
 
 
How scattered I am: post-spouse, with company coming;
in Florida in my earthquake gown, in my eelskin slingbacks
 
and electric mink stole. I tried to make
puff paste with sweating hands; butter
 
in the
poem
Marco Island, Florida

There should be nothing here I don't remember . . .

The Gulf Motel with mermaid lampposts 
and ship's wheel in the lobby should still be 
rising out of the sand like a