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IMPERFECT BEGINNINGS: A BLOG (cross-posting on Facebook as Susi Gregg Fowler, Writer)

There is a chicken...

"There is a chicken
sheltering from the rain
at 10th and C street
if anyone happens
to be missing one."
 
I read this post on my neighborhood's Facebook page 3 days ago. During these hard days. During these hard nights.  During this time of fear and sorrow and anger and loss for so many, I've been carrying these silly, lovely words like a prayer. Like a mantra. Like a whisper of something right in an aching world. There is a chicken, sheltering from the rain. And neighbors who help bring someone home.
 
May we all find shelter. May we all have someone to bring us home. Some day. One day. Please.
 
 
 
 

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Broadsides: Juneau Poets and Artists

Jim Fowler's image with my poem
I’m delighted to be part of the Broadsides exhibit at KTOO, opening in Juneau on May 6. These are Juneau poets and artists collaborating—from kids to seniors, from well known artists and writers to amazing new exhibitors. Such richness—and it’s part of why I love this place. Thanks to KTOO, our  Read More 
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