Author Archives: Gwendolyn Morgan

About Gwendolyn Morgan

Gwendolyn Morgan is a Northwest poet and artist. She learned the names of birds and wildflowers and inherited paintbrushes and boxes from her grandmothers. She earned an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Goddard College, and an M.Div. from San Francisco Theological Seminary and the Graduate Theological Union. She has been a recipient of artist and writing residencies at Artsmith, Caldera, Into the Depths of Winter, and Soapstone. Crow Feathers, Red Ochre, Green Tea, her first book of poems, was a winner of the Wild Earth Poetry Prize, Hiraeth Press. Snowy Owls, Egrets and Unexpected Graces, is a Nautilus Gold Winner in Poetry and a Foreward Indies Book of the Year Finalist in the Nature Category. Before the Sun Rises, her third book of poetry, was released June 2019 from Homebound Publications. She is currently the Clark County Poet Laureate 2018-2020.

Before the Sun Rises

Before the Sun Rises is available through Homebound Publications, released Summer Solstice, June 2019

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poetic mapping

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National Poetry Month

“¿Te llegan las palabras que te escribo?” Octavio Quintanilla, 2018-2020 San Antonio Poet Laureate What a gift to have an AWP breakfast gathering with a few poet laureates from around the country convened by Kim Stafford and Claudia Castro Luna … Continue reading

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Happy Spring!

Happy Spring Equinox! “and all rain is holy water, she says” is included in the Spring 2019 Issue of The Wayfarer, which was released this morning and available on line. https://thewayfarer.homeboundpublications.com/ You may order a Print Issue: https://homeboundpublications.com/product/the-wayfarer-spring-2019/  

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Celtic Tree Month of Alder begins

“Faith of olive-green wings a small red circle on her crown, kwee! kwee! kwee! an insistent call and tapping at my studio window as she flies from the Western Red Cedar back and forth from the tree to my window…” … Continue reading

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Epiphany, Solar Eclipse 2019

“Each day I wander through the landscape of spirit: this evening painting…”            “Window, Winter” Gwendolyn Morgan, Crow Feathers, Red Ochre, Green Tea   (Pawcatuck, Homebound Publications, 2013) p. 8 With gratitude to Erin Dengerink and Don Gray for their inspiration at … Continue reading

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Merry & Bright Winter Solstice

©Gwendolyn Morgan 2018 “Dreaming the Moon into the Sky”  Que la paz y belleza de la estación brille, brille en tu corazon.  

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Listening to the Trees, New Moon in Sagittarius, Chanukah

Image of Kindness Digital Broadside “Our planet is in crisis. As readers, publishers, and writers, we must ask ourselves: In this pivotal moment, what is our role? Here: Poems for the Planet answers this question through poetry and a practical guide … Continue reading

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First Nations Heritage Month, November 2018

“Keep Looking up,” Dazzle and Llama friends at Clark County Open Studio, Woolen Farms, Washougal First Nations Heritage Month Portland Book Festival highlight: New Poets of Native Nations Literary Arts notes: “the new anthology New Poets of Native Nations, with Trevino L. … Continue reading

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Llama Love

Dazzle & Llama Friends at Woolen Farm Clark County 2018 Open Studio #50 with thanks to Artist Marilyn Amber Smith Hospitality is a value of Clark County, and having artists from around the county open their studios was a gift… … Continue reading

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