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Poems by DougHolder


The constant detours
dipping into the minuate
the forced offical
Joining the
of the arcane-
an affected
coughing pause
a pleading
to the mandarians
to continue
your path.

1-Doug Holder( Ibbetson St. Press,2000)

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Biographical sketch: Doug Holder is the editor of the Ibbetson Street Press of Somerville, Mass. He is
the author of three chapbooks, and a contributor to the CITY OF POETS: 18 BOSTON VOICES, released by the Singing Bone Press. He holds a MA in Lit. from Harvard.

DougHolder recommends:

Leaves of Grass by Whitman
Reason: Populist manifesto of Poetry.

Recommendations for writers:

Find your own voice.


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