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by Tom
Fri Mar 10, 2023 5:44 pm
Forum: The Commons
Topic: Indar -- the Back Story
Replies: 0
Views: 22400

Indar -- the Back Story

If you folks didn't know, TTB's Indar, known in real life as Linda Christenson, is a Minnesota celebrity.  She has, for fifty years, been the sculptor in residence at the Minnesota State Fair. The Dairy Industry has historically been a large part of Minnesota's economy, and has had a large presence ...
by Tom
Sat Feb 18, 2023 9:23 am
Forum: The Commons
Topic: How to Add an Avatar
Replies: 1
Views: 7815

How to Add an Avatar

How to Add an Avatar to your Profile (a picture to your posts). Some folks have a picture appearing by their name in their posts. Here's how to do it yourself, get your very own.  Ten easy steps with pictures. If you have difficulty, text Colm or me.  Cheers.  - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ...
by Tom
Sat Dec 03, 2022 9:10 am
Forum: Guest Poet / Featured Poet Series
Topic: Marc Woodward Radio
Replies: 0
Views: 21754

Marc Woodward Radio

Former TTB Featured Poet Marc Woodward hosts radio show -- TONIGHT! 6pm - great music and wintery poems for this first show of December. Join Marc and Friends while your wine is mulling, peacock roasting, crabs hissing in their bowl, etc. =AZUWKyYF2eHDyA74rM0dfwL1LjOqBwzXVVxf8P219NYWtcbjWLFb_TIZfn8D...
by Tom
Thu Oct 06, 2022 11:15 am
Forum: The Commons
Topic: Hey Stranger
Replies: 0
Views: 22882

Hey Stranger

This thread has been moved to Members Square:  Watering Hole/Park Bench/ Coffee House -- Chat Board

which is the more proper locus.

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by Tom
Fri Apr 22, 2022 5:39 pm
Forum: The Commons
Topic: Survey for TTB Patrons -- Please
Replies: 6
Views: 10977

Survey for TTB Patrons -- Please

Greetings TTB'ers, I have recently been consumed by questions for which I have no answers. So I am seeking responses so I can start trying to understand things better. So here we go. Please post to this thread below your responses. 1. Other poetry sites. Do you participate at other poetry sites? How...
by Tom
Sun Mar 27, 2022 5:07 pm
Forum: Guest Poet / Featured Poet Series
Topic: Eric Ashford's Preface to his book -- Speaking through the Opening
Replies: 0
Views: 22288

Eric Ashford's Preface to his book -- Speaking through the Opening

I was mightily impressed with a preface Eric wrote for its wisdom, as well as insight into Eric's view of poetry and spirituality. I am taking the liberty of setting it out here for your benefit. Preface to Speaking Through the Opening, Allowing Your Life to be Your Poem , by Eric Ashford, Palabras ...
by Tom
Sun Mar 27, 2022 4:28 pm
Forum: Guest Poet / Featured Poet Series
Topic: Eric Ashford -- Meet Eric
Replies: 0
Views: 22105

Eric Ashford -- Meet Eric

Meet Eric Ashford    https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/452507561380429824/SE7hJq2Y_400x400.jpeg Eric Ashford is a poet and mystic who believes that poetry is an authentic spiritual path in its own right. Writing poetry is contemplative, healing, and a way of self-realization. He would also say t...
by Tom
Thu Mar 10, 2022 12:18 pm
Forum: Guest Poet / Featured Poet Series
Topic: Marc Woodward - -Meet Marc
Replies: 1
Views: 8042

Re: Marc Woodward - -Meet Marc

Poetry Reading Selections: The Boar Beyond the garden boundary, past the halo of the terrace lights, the undergrowth is shaking to the soft grunts of a cinghiale. I can’t see him but I know he’s there. Along the night-sweat lane near the house with the rusted vines big white dogs are sounding off, ...
by Tom
Sun Feb 06, 2022 10:35 am
Forum: Guest Poet / Featured Poet Series
Topic: Shaking the Persimmon Tree By Marc Woodward
Replies: 0
Views: 21855

Shaking the Persimmon Tree By Marc Woodward

Shaking The Persimmon Tree published today!   Marc Woodward's latest book is now in print!   Published by Sea Crow Press from Cape Cod,USA.  https://i0.wp.com/seacrowpress.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/ecover-bowker-persimmon.jpg?resize=486%2C776&ssl=1 Searching, songful poems.  -Helen Ivory, edit...
by Tom
Fri Feb 04, 2022 11:22 am
Forum: Guest Poet / Featured Poet Series
Topic: Marc Woodward - -Meet Marc
Replies: 1
Views: 8042

Marc Woodward - -Meet Marc

The Tangled Branch's first Guest Poet:   MARC WOODWARD             https://i0.wp.com/seacrowpress.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/Marc-Woodward.jpg?resize=400%2C405&ssl=1 Poet, author, musician, all-around good guy.  Marc is the author of the recently released Shaking the Persimmon Tree, (Sea Crow P...