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Poetry

I started writing poetry when I was in grade school and won 1st and 3rd prize in my school's creative writing contest for two poems I submitted in 8th grade.  Since then I've written poems mostly for myself, but on occasion I let the world see them.  Here are a few: 

Haiku Horror Stories and it is available for purchase in paperback and ebook formats!

Sounds Fishy:  Mermaid Haikus and Wisdom is available as a free ebook.  I wrote and illustrated this morsel of a book.   

"Escape" appears in Collabthology: Kindle of the Dead
"The Cure" appears in Putrid Poetry and Sickening Sketches

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