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What’s new and upcoming in De Danaan’s professional life

Going to Seed

Going to Seed I’ve let the dandelions grow, and there are plenty.  No more than buttercups, nor more than peonies.  The lavender has jumped untended borders.  I do not care. I’ve given up on order. Still, bees and butterflies don’t … Continue reading

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Humanities Washington Talk

Next scheduled talk is October 17, 2018 in Olympia  

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Talk March 29 2 P.M. Mason County Historical Society Museum….

In Shelton. Humanities Washington presentation by LLyn De Danaan. Topic: What Does it Mean to be Human?

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Baja Journey–March 2018

Baja Travels   March 2018       Malice Point   A shard of land Aimed carefully Ready to be flung Or sprung Or catapulted   Or thrust into a bay Where bones of whaling vessels Molder Or vessels meant … Continue reading

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Yes, Stephanie, There is a Santa Claus

Yes, Stephanie, There is a Santa Claus LLyn De Danaan September 2017 Years ago, maybe two decades back, my parents, Doris and Bill Patterson, were interviewed for a study Stephanie Coontz was making on parenting in the post-war era. I … Continue reading

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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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New Verse: March 2017

Meta-Foray* at Character’s Corner March 7, 2017 The basket that she puts before me Gives off memory of county fairs. Deep fried things all smell the same no matter where you are. “What are we drinking?” she inquires. “An IPA … Continue reading

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Saturday March 12, 2016

Much thanks to Marilyn Frasca for her journal workshop today.   Fracking Push deep into your soul Don’t hold back Breathe into that space you’ve made And see what happens. Bored Bound by my diary and the illusion of a … Continue reading

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2016 Speaking Engagements (as of March 3, 2016)

Elma, Washington April 12 Chehalis, Washington April 12 Ephrata, Washington April 26 Moses Lake, Washington April 27 Leavenworth, Washington April 28 Bainbridge Island, Washington April 30 Port Townsend, Washington May 6 Gig Harbor, Washington July 7 All of these events are … Continue reading

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News from LLyn De Danaan July 15, 2015

I’ll have a new story (fiction) in the “Timberland Reads Together” anthology due to be released in paperback and digital formats around August 15. The anthology will be featured in the October “Read Together” events sponsored by Timberland. I’m happy … Continue reading

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