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James Benger

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James Benger is the author of two fiction ebooks, and three chapbooks, one full-length, and coauthor of three split books of poetry. He is on the Board of Directors of The Writers Place and the Riverfront Readings Committee, and is the founder of the 365 Poems In 365 Days online workshop, and is Editor In Chief of the subsequent anthology series. He lives in Kansas City with his wife and children.

(Author Portrait Credit: 2017 Jeanette Powers)

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As I Watch You Fade

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365 Days: A Poetry Anthology

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You've Heard It All Before

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The Park

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Flight 776

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Jack Of Diamonds

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John Dorsey
“you told me once
about how they used
to build whole city states
out of poems

how everything you see here
is made out of
the bones of dreams

how having a stiff
drink with lorca meant
you had to write
everything down right away

lately the words just
won’t come”
John Dorsey
tags: poetry

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