Sunday, December 13, 2015

Thought for the Day

What we know gains clarity from what we misunderstand.
~ Charlotte Pence

Quoted from "Cast-Offs" in Charlotte Pence, Many Small Fires: Poems (Black Lawrence Press, 2015) This is an excellent collection.

Pence also is the author of the chapbooks Weaves a Clear Night: A Poem in Seventeen Sections (Flying Trout Press, 2011) and The Branches, the Axe, the Missing (Black Lawrence Presss, 2012), winner, Black River Chapbook Competition, 2012; and the textbook The Writer's Path: Creative Exercises for Meaningful Essays (Kendall Hunt Publishing, 2004). She is the editor of and a contributor to The Poetics of American Song Lyrics (University Press of Mississippi, 2011). She is a professor of English and creative writing at Eastern Illinois University.

Pence will be giving readings at the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, February 22, and Towson University, Baltimore, Maryland, February 23.

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