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Getting to Dodge

On a crisp fall day with sunshine warming the golden foliage, you set out for the largest poetry festival in North America. From the Dodge Poetry Festival website you learn NJTransit is offering $10 round-trip fare to Newark to festival … Continue reading

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Still Singing for Whales

I visit Scott McVay in his art-filled home, nestled in the woods, to talk about his new book of poetry, Whales Sing and Other Exuberances. He and his wife Hella immediately take off talking about bats. Excitedly, they take me … Continue reading

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Splendor in the Grass

On a late summer day, standing before a wall-sized painting of an orangutan in their color-filled living room, Scott and Hella McVay look out the large glass expanse and lament the state of their garden. It has been a scorching … Continue reading

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