Prisoner 3357 by Wanda Morrow Clevenger

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Wanda Morrow Clevenger lives in Hettick, IL – population 200, give or take. Submitting work since 2008, her publishing stats total 197 credits (92 poems) in 75 electronic and print markets. Yes, she keeps score.

She used to keep birds too, but they kept committing suicide. She tried to write an essay about the extensive

This is how I look reading facebook posts...

This is how I look reading facebook posts…

—My husband has banned my getting a black polish pedi ever again. I don’t allow him to read anything I write until after it is published. It’s life on the cutting edge here.

—My husband has banned my getting a black polish pedi ever again. I don’t allow him to read anything I write until after it is published. It’s life on the cutting edge here.

pet misfortunes but no matter how she spun it, she came out looking pretty bad. Now she writes poetry and is currently shuffling the pages of two poetry manuscripts; one compiled entirely of poems bent from early 1900s Leavenworth Prison records. You’d be surprised at how many inmates had only one eye.

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Very recently, her poetry appeared in:
Red Fez – “The Laureate”
Gutter Eloquence Magazine – “The Sands of Jerusalem”
Every Day Poets – “Other Finds”
Everyday Poems – “The Shored House”
Alma Michigan College literary journal See Spot Run – “good clean fun”.

Wanda Clevenger’s debut book This Same Small Town in Each of Us, a collection of nonfiction, poetry and flash fiction, released in 2011 (PayPal link for signed copies).

For access to her blog magazine It’s All Just Telling Tales Out of School, links to published work and the occasional work in progress, visit Wanda here.

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