Poets for Peace poet, Robert Okaji; listen here…

Robert read for our Poets for Peace gathering in San Antonio, February, 2017.  We were mesmerized.  Have a listen here…then order his forthcoming chapbook, From Every Moment A Second, Finishing Line Press, Oct. 2017 (link provided in his post, so click through).  Congratulations, Robert!

“Bottom, Falling” was published in Into the Void in October, 2016, and appears in my forthcoming chapbook, From Every Moment a Second, available for prepublication order at Finishing Line Press.

via Recording of Bottom, Falling — O at the Edges

My birthday poem by Robert Okaji!

My poem “It was 10 A.M. When the Angel Said You Have to Go Now” is among today’s offerings of the Tupelo Press 30/30 Project (9 poets have agreed to write 30 poems apiece in 30 days, to raise funds for Tupelo Press, a non-profit literary publisher). I am grateful to D. Ellis Phelps, alum of the 30/30 […]

 

via Day Twenty-six, Tupelo Press 30/30 Project, August 2016 — O at the Edges

So, I’m a bit tardy at sharing this fun yet poignant piece written for me by Robert Okaji on the occasion of my blankety-blank-eth birthday.  I love it!  The poem brought me both laughter and tears.  Thank you, Robert!

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