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“He’s on his way…”

To add to the department of redundancy department–I’ve come a long way this past year and a half in regards to my poetry.  I went from reading at local open mics, to featuring at local bookstores and coffeehouses, to considering grad school for the first time this past April when a colleague told me I was wasting my time reading when I should look into an MFA, to getting into an incredible MFA program a month ago.  And getting an assortment of publications these past few months has been great too.  But way back in June 08, I created a chapbook.  Some of the poems in are not my best to date, but some of them actually are.  I met someone who sent it to poet/author Gary Soto.  I expected nothing out of it, but was quite happy to get a postcard back.  He sent it to the people who I originally gave it to and they sent it to me.  Turns out, he’s been right…

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About Daniel Romo

Author of When Kerosene's Involved (Mojave River Press, 2014) and Romancing Gravity (Silver Birch Press, 2013). I'm partial to prose poems. Alliteration. And fragments.

4 responses »

  1. Good for you.I’m crossing fingers for you!

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  2. Appreciate it Mark.

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  3. You certainly are, Daniel…

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