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Green, Green is Hank’s House

_______________________________ “Green, Green is My Sister’s House” poem by Mary Oliver from her book, A Thousand Mornings (The Penguin Press, 2012).

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Flotsam, Jetsam, Handsome

__________________________ The windows of my soul I throw Wide open to the sun. —John Greenleaf Whittier

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Poetry Packing Pup

Aside from a dubiously tasteful start, April brings National Poetry Month (and some other things*) to the USA, and this has Hank pretty pleased. What’s more, a recent Elliott Bay blog post notes that the American Academy of Poets has named … Continue reading

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Hank’s Biscuits. And a Love Pome.

Big thanks to everyone who bought biscuits and other delightful treats this weekend! Oh, the plethora of delicious things. Hank recollects that he’d simply mentioned he liked bacon, and the next thing he knew he was in the kitchen bakin’. … Continue reading

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Happy April

April! Finally. No joke here. No sunshine either. Seattle enters its 1000th continual day—more or less—of rain. Seagulls wheel and cry over the House of Hank, mistaking our sodden street for the Sound. Sigh. But is Hank blue? Nah. He’s … Continue reading

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29 A.V. (After Valley)

Brilliant. On a side note, one of Hank’s Very Favorite People distinctly remembers the day Valley came to her school, far, far away from the San Fernando Valley. It was funny. For that day. Then it wasn’t funny anymore. And … Continue reading

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Along for the Ride

Check out the latest from Hank’s friend Mimi Allin, aka the Poetess of Greenlake. Mimi has spent the last 3 months–very cold, very wet wintery months–living at Tent City 3 in Seattle’s Maple Leaf neighborhood. Hank thinks she’s one of … Continue reading

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