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The September Forum chats will be based on the anthology, The Write Spot: Writing as a Path to Healing.
September 30, October 18, and a date in November to be decided, the Forum chats will be based on the anthology, Story Power, edited by Kate Farrell.
Sunday September 27, 2:00 pm PST
Amanda McTigue talks about connecting through stories told ‘round the kitchen table.
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A blues poem takes on themes of struggle, despair, bad weather, any suffering. It can also be funny: Fruit Flies Everywhere. Three-line Blues Poetry A statement in the first line, A variation in the second line, an ironic alternative in the third line. My baby walked out that door. My baby walked out and now my broken door won’t open up no more. And I had to walk back to Texas. I had to get on my feet cuz my baby she took my Lexus. Four-line: When a woman gets the blues She hangs her head and cries But when a man gets the blues He hops on a freight train and rides With both types, you can continue the pattern. You can also repeat lines. You can write something in narration, then pull out lines to condense for a poem. You can start with these lines: When I woke…