Featured Poet

Kelli Russell Agodon

Kelli Russell Agodon is the author of Letters from the Emily Dickinson Room, winner of the White Pine Press Poetry Prize, which is currently a finalist for the Foreword Book of the Year Award in Poetry. She is also the author of Small Knots (2004) and the chapbook, Geography. Kelli lives in Washington State with her family where she is an avid mountain biker as well as the co-editor of Seattle's 28-year-old print literary journal, Crab Creek Review, and the co-founder of Two Sylvias Press. You can visit her website at www.agodon.com.

poems by Kelli Russell Agodon

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Recognizing the need for poetry in our lives, the Oregon Poetic Voices Project (OPV) has begun to create a comprehensive digital archive of poetry readings that will complement existing print collections of poetry across the state.

"We each carry lines of poetry with us. Words that others have written float back to us and stay with us, indelibly. We clutch these "life lines" like totems, repeat them as mantras, and summon them for comfort and laughter."

-Academy of American Poets