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Life Cycle of a Star

So here it is: my poem “Life Cycle of a Star” in the final issue of The November 3rd Club. I’m glad I made it into this last issue–check out the archives, there’s a lot of good writing that’s been posted there over the past five years.

I got the idea after reading yet another article in The New York Times about a child bride in an April issue. I think Nicholas Kristof and I need to do a collaboration. One of my other poems, “America is 15 Times the Size of Afghanistan,” that was published in a political journal was inspired by a series written by Kristof. His stories really set off something inside me. I guess he is my current muse. And I guess I’ll never shake the journalism bug, it shows up in my creative work all the time.

Read the new poem and let me know what you think.

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