Daily Archives: June 23, 2017

June 2017: Forthcoming

Lots going on in my writing world. Have been submitting stuff. A story, a poem, an essay. A poem appeared this spring in Tod Marshall’s anthology WA 129. Tod is Washington State poet laureate. I was pleased to be included. … Continue reading

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No Stranger to Change: The Oyster Bay of Katie Gale

No Stranger to Change: The Oyster Bay of Katie Gale Presented at NW History meetings in Portland in Spring 2014 LLyn De Danaan, Ph.D. Emerita, The Evergreen State College June 2014 “History is usually written by the winners. Their lives … Continue reading

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Two Hills

Two Hills For my cousin Pete Patterson June 2017 There was a standpipe On the highest rise, Above my Grandma’s house. And to the west, a cemetery Always neatly shorn Forbidding to a child born from its ceremony. It was … Continue reading

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All the Dogs Died and the People Got Old

All the Dogs Died and the People Got Old LLyn De Danaan June  2017 The Ash tree had never looked so grand. It was a burning bush of red-orange, a color that glowed, seemingly from an inner source though it … Continue reading

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