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Alma Mater: A Series for the People

Alma Mater is a series that celebrates the universities of the United States through poetry. Kirkus Reviews has described the series as “A thoroughly unique project” with “A variety of delightfully unexpected poetic forms.” I see it as a project

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Not In Attendance; Still Taking Notes

From Art of Mind III: The Evolution of a Trilogy *Not In Attendance; Still Taking Notes* Every relationship there is or ever was— Has been taken for granted. Yes, including yours. Not that You care. Your love is Solid and

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Alaska Pacific University Poem (Alma Mater Vol. 3: The West)

*Alaska Pacific University* Two words have never modeled one thing— More than this thing which APU clings, The words are apart, but like us they need the other, There is a oneness found in Each Other. In the largest state,

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Southern Miss Poem (Alma Mater Vol. 4)

*Southern Miss* (Set to the Melody of “Bad Moon Rising” by Creedence Clearwater Revival) I see—Gold Eagles arisin’, I see—touchdowns on the way…. I see—these Spacious Skies heightnin’ I see—Good times today… Ya’ll come watch the flight, Well it’s bound

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Barry University Poem (Alma Mater Vol. 4)

*Barry University* You can observe it here, but it’s present everywhere. Barry University was built with catholic tenets and resided in Dominican heritage, but its inclusion can be seen in the diversity spotted in Miami Shores that reaches out progressively

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Warm Place

*Warm Place* She could only hail from such a Warm State. She always comes from such a Warm Place. She has the heart of Palm Trees and Sunbeams. Each Visit is Exquisite. I want to go with her. In Chicago,

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She & He

*She and He* She wore a trim pink tank top… That was the color of her nursery five years ago. They named her Rachel, and she was the newest of three…a welcomed addition to the Family. She holds the brown

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*Scrapbook* Precious carats of time cannot be restored— Not even by Chips off the Block. We can only pick up the scraps and protect this lasting jewel, Even when the next generation Falls Apart. You can read the Kirkus Review

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University of Minnesota Poem

From Alma Mater Vol. 1: The Midwest. Available Now! *University of Minnesota* Minnesota is blessed with water in acres, Our many lakes and skyscrapers make us great, We run through our mills and life’s purity distilled: This is the Gopher

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Stranger of Tomorrow

From Art of Mind: Philosopoems to the World Available Now! *Stranger of Tomorrow* this Thought you own You really Borrow: Never Trust the Stranger of Tomorrow. Follow for the many sample poems from Alma Mater Volumes 1 and 2

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