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Category: Poetry

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On the Road
Spring 2014

Washington’s Poet Laureate brings poetry to, and discovers it in, each of the state’s 39 counties.

Categories: Poetry, Alumni
Tags: Poets, Writing

The Atomic Landscape
Summer 2012

Seven decades after the first nuclear production facilities were sited at Hanford, we discover the cultural legacy. We sample from poetry, history, and art, as well as a WSU student’s master’s thesis.

Categories: Washington state history, History, Poetry
Tags: Hanford, Manhattan Project, Nuclear reactors, World War II, Atomic bomb

Summer 2012
—Pronunciation: \ kī–ō’–tē, chiefly Western kī’–ōt \After years away, I met you again on the tongue of an old friend from home. Kī’–ōt.Trotting through sagebrush. Wild by any name. I’d moved to a green isle city that pron...
Categories: Alumni, Poetry
Tags: Hanford, Eastern Washington, Identity

Kathleen Flenniken - You have to say what's true
Winter 2007
Kathleen Flenniken (née Dillon) '83 writes about her children and vacuuming, about sex and death, about fame and Edna St. Vincent Millay's husband ("Oh the beauty of his wretchedness."). Her poems are tight and clear and smart and often very funn...
Categories: Poetry, Alumni
Tags: Ecology