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Home Fires

Thanks again for checking out my blog. The poem, “Home Fires” appears on page 30 in the recently released edition of Fall Lines, Volume 5, 2018. I thank Cindi Boiter, Ray McManus, Kyle Petersen, and Tony Tallent for selecting and publishing this collection...

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Coiled Silence

The flash fiction piece, “Coiled Silence” was published in Fall Lines Volume II in 2015. For a period of our lives, Terrye and I shared a duplex with her sister, Deborah, in West Columbia. This story derives from those years spent in WECO. They were good...

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Marsh Deer

Marsh Deer appears as the last poem in the first section in my book of poetry, “Theologies of Terrain.” My brother Pat did see an early version of this effort on July 29, 2015. The first failed version began, “On barrier islands, the marsh deer heed the...

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Purchase Theologies of Terrain

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Theologies of Terrain Paperback by Tim Conroy

“In this dwelling of scars/the history of dirt is blood,” Tim Conroy tells us in this
excellent debut. There is sadness in these poems, vivid renderings of childhood abuse and of lives that ended too soon, but the beauty of the natural world is also acknowledged, as is the realization that memory offers consolation as well as sorrow, all of which leads to the poet’s hard-earned affirmation that “love has saved me.” Bravo! – Ron Rash