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“For The Birds” And A Conversation With Roger Pfingston

Pfingston reads his poems "For the Birds," "Parrot," "Thwarted," "The Little Ones," and "Lost." Then join us for a conversation with Roger about his work.

parrot

Photo: Eric Kilby (flickr)

Parrot tongue.

“Who would tell the mockingbird his song is frivolous, since it lacks words? Do you think the wren ever dreams of a better house?”
-Mary Oliver

Roger Pfingston’s poems have appeared in magazines, books, and anthologies over a period of fifty years. A recipient of a poetry fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, he has poems in And Know This Place: Poetry of Indiana, published by the Indiana Historical Society Press. His latest chapbook is A Day Marked for Telling, available from Finishing Line Press.

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