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Poet's Corner: Wheels keep turning

Whirling twirling wheels go round Spinning us across the ground Babies in carriages make no sound Soothing ride up and down Kiddie cars propelled by feet Give tots freedom down the street Skate boards, scooters, two wheel bikes Peddling fast all day til night ATVs stir up the dust Annoyed dogs bark like they must Motors take us farther yet Cars zoom by just like a jet Over mountains and fields they go Even faster are trucks you know Time goes on we drive no more

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-08-26/wheels-keep-turning
Arts & Entertainment
Poet's Corner: Ode to a Garden

Ode to a Garden Unknown I sat around all winter Keeping the woodstove glowing Burning wood down to the last splinter But mostly I was waiting for the spring I had studied catalogs and seeds And all of the other garden weeds So when I got started I would have everything I watched the months go by Waiting for the snowless sky I studied seed catalogs every day I was anxious to get goin' With my plantin' and hoein'

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2015-08-19
Arts & Entertainment
Welcoming literary citizens: An interview with 49 Writers' new director

For Erin Coughlin Hollowell, the poet who in early July became executive director of Alaska's largest...generosity. It's a philosophy strongly influenced by fellow Alaskan poet Peggy Shumaker, a mentor and former Alaska State Writer Laureate...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-07-22/welcoming-literary-cit
Arts & Entertainment
John Nevada Swartz

...worked to support his family in Soldotna, Seward, and Fairbanks, but was never defined by that work. He was known as a wit and poet, a lover of art, music, and words. He read widely and could beat anyone at Trivial Pursuit. He enjoyed cooking and sharing...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175346621
Frank Mullen

...and actively supported many organizations, especially Cook Inlet Keeper whose mission he strongly believed in.Frank was a poet, writer, homegrown Alaskan Democrat, extremely hard worker, traveler, entrepreneur and impassioned husband, son, brother...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175313075
Artzy Market opens at historic Soldotna site

...you can have a cup of homebrewed tea or coffee with our daily food art special," said King, daughter of renowned fisherman poet Rich King. At the grand opening of the Artzy Market last week Rachel Jean Sullivan of "Hibernation Textiles" demonstrated...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-06-15/artzy-market-opens-at-historic-s
Dispatch
What's Happening

...other 12 groups bring a great mix of jazz, country, rock, honky-tonk, folk, original compositions, and even a fisher poet. The entire festival tickets are: adults $49, teens $19, and kids under 12 Free. More information is available at seldoviaartscouncil...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-06-17/whats-happening
Arts & Entertainment
World comes to Seldovia to sing

...Seldovia's own Betsy Scott, who recently released her first CD.New this year is a fun bit of lit, in the person of fisher poet Clark Whitney from Soldotna. Returning for a second year is an event for visual artists, "En Plein Aire." Results will be...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-06-17/world-comes-to-seldovi
Arts & Entertainment
What's Happening

...other 12 groups bring a great mix of jazz, country, rock, honky-tonk, folk, original compositions, and even a fisher poet. The entire festival tickets are: adults $49, teens $19, and kids under 12 Free. More information is available at seldoviaartscouncil...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-06-10/whats-happening
Arts & Entertainment
Hip Hop Culture

...a political organizing and empowerment tool in Anchorage.'Turntablism' and cultural heritageKima Hamilton, an Anchorage poet, emcee and DJ who has traveled with Martinez through the state department program, said he's watched hip-hop morph commercially...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-06-19/hip-hop-culture
Community

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