Featured Poet

Amy MacLennan

Amy MacLennan has been published or has work forthcoming in Hayden's Ferry Review, River Styx, Painted Bride Quarterly, Linebreak, Cimarron Review, Folio, and Rattle. Amy has taught poetry workshops through the Sequoia Adult School, the Oregon State Poetry Association and at the Northwest Poet's Concord. She currently sits on the boards of Chautauqua Poets & Writers and the Oregon State Poetry Association.

poems by Amy MacLennan

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Recognizing the need for poetry in our lives, the Oregon Poetic Voices Project (OPV) is 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