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A Day in the Life of: Poet Richard Stokes

For a long time, Richard Stokes avoided poetry, afraid of what he might say."I think (I avoided...his focus for much of his Southeast Alaska-based poetry: "Richard Stokes writes about nature, which he loves, and aging, which he is...
Writers Weir: A poem by Richard Stokes

...series of toneless trillsin different keys, butwhat you actually hearare the rusty gatesof spring reopening.? Richard Stokes, a Juneau resident since 1971, writes about nature, which he loves, and aging, which he is doing.
Poetry reading scheduled for April 19

...following her death in 2013.At the reading, poets who participate in the group, including Mary Lou Spartz and Richard Stokes, will take turns reading for about five minutes each.For more information, contact Sarah Isto at isto@acsalaska...
Writers' Weir: Two poems by Richard Stokes

...the glassy images. Whatlives lie behind each mask? What elations anddespairs have been blended imperfectly.? Richard Stokes, a Juneau resident since 1971, writes about nature which he loves and aging which he is doing. Submit to Writers...
Writers' Weir: A poem by Richard Stokes

BudsBy Richard StokesBorn from earth, silicon and oxygenunited in white-hot heat, later tinted brown and shaped,smooth shoulders, full firm lips,and strong enough body towithstand abuse from withoutand pressures from within. Today I dump six emptiesin the recycle bin.
Poetry Omnibus celebration to take place tonight

...while giving writers another venue for their work.This year's winners are: Heath Williams, Robert Fagen, Richard Stokes, Mary Capobianco, Clara Miller, Mary Lou Spartz, Singe Vert-Heureux, Hali Denton, Linda Buckley, Anne Fuller...
Local poet Stokes takes top prize in statewide contest

Local poet Richard Stokes has been awarded first prize in the...1st place: "Turning the Wheel" by Richard Stokes, Juneau; 2nd place: "Moving On...Linda Martin, Homer; "Place" by Richard Stokes, Juneau; "Why He Is Who He Is...
National Poetry Month: Featured local poem

This week's featured poem is by local poet Richard Stokes. Stokes has published two poetry collections, "Notes Searching for...tourists walk by smiling,perhaps puzzled nothing's for sale.-- by Richard Stokes
Poetry Omnibus winners selected

...Robert Fagen"All things possible," by Richard Stokes"Bath Time at Lawson Creek," by Hali Denton"For What Ails You," by Richard Stokes"Hangnails and Hunger," by Richard Stokes"I'm Awake Now," by Mary Lou Spartz...
Writers group to host poetry reading Sunday

...Hutchison in 2003, for many years and acted as its informal leader. Other longterm members include local writers Richard Stokes and Mary Lou Spartz, who will both be sharing poems at the reading. A small sampling of their work is presented below...


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