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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
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...
Writing group renamed in poet's memory

...except in the summer) at the downtown library, steered by Spartz and another longtime participant, local poet Richard Stokes."I have a genuine interest in keeping the group going," Stokes said. "I think it's an important little pocket...
Poetry Omnibus to honor this year's poets Sunday

...DeSloover, "Perception" by Richard Stokes, "Possibility" by Margo Waring...Resistance is Futile" by Richard Stokes, "Schedule change" by Laurie...Turning of the Wheel" by Richard Stokes and "Twenty Thirteen" by Nick...
BRIGHT MOMENTS OF 2012's nice to know we have a full suite of writers to document our struggles with rebuilding civilization. From Richard Stokes to Christy Namee Eriksen, we have poets to capture the emotion. Lynn Schooler will find nuance in the interpersonal...
How to reach 95 with a smile on your face

...years."You'd have to go a long way to see a smile like she had," Williams said.According to an article by Richard Stokes, published in the Alaskan Southeaster in 1995, the couple met at a skating party at the Mendenhall Lake Skater's...
Richard Stokes


Hare Today, Owl Tomorrow By Richard Stokes My skis whisper over hare tracks...WIND CHILL, FORTY BELOW By Richard Stokes Winter bubble of arctic air brims...on long lines, and disappear. Richard Stokes, a Georgian by birth, moved...
Craig works toward solid waste solution

Richard Stokes' Nov. 19 My Turn comments regarding municipal solid waste dismisses efforts at addressing solid waste on a regional basis as...


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