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Archive for October, 2009

A lot’s been going on the last few weeks.  I’ll try to bring you up to date.

After a year-long job search, I managed to get hired last month as a Systems Analyst at the airport here in Wichita.  While it’s a great relief to be working again, I’ve found little time to write until this week.

As for news, my latest article was published today at Poetic Monthly Magazine.  It is about inspiration to write and you can download the pdf for free:  http://www.poetstage.com/poeticmonthly.htm (you can find my column on page 63).  I’ve now posted last month’s piece on AC at http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/2285609/a_poet_does_not_a_lyricist_make.html?cat=33.

At GotPoetry.com, one of my poems won 2nd place in last month’s contest.  You can find it at http://www.gotpoetry.com/Poems/l_op=viewpoems/lid=60537.html

Also, GotPoetry highlighted me and my new poetic form, the quintana, in their October Staff Picks: http://www.gotpoetry.com/News/article/sid=42605.html.
 
Finally, I’ve spent some time in Nashville (my brother’s wedding was last weekend) and some musicians convinced me to convert some of my poetry to lyrics.  Please pass these first few on to any singer/songwriters you know:
http://www.gotpoetry.com/Poems/l_op=viewpoems/lid=60499.html
http://www.gotpoetry.com/Poems/l_op=viewpoems/lid=60534.html
http://www.gotpoetry.com/Poems/l_op=viewpoems/lid=60494.html
http://www.gotpoetry.com/Poems/l_op=viewpoems/lid=60460.html

Jack

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