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Conundrum Poet Wins Award

May 5th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Blog, Bruce Berger | Comments Off on Conundrum Poet Wins Award

Conundrum Poet Wins Award

Bruce Berger, whose book of poetry Facing the Music Conundrum published in 2014, has been honored with the Karen Chamberlain Lifetime Achievement Award for Poetry. Bruce received this award at the 2016 Headwaters Poetry Festival held April 15-17 in Gunnison, Colorado. According to Dr. David J. Rothman, director of the graduate program in creative writing […]

A Dog, A Beer, A Poem: In Honor of National Poetry Month

April 20th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Blog, Bruce Berger | Comments Off on A Dog, A Beer, A Poem: In Honor of National Poetry Month

A Dog, A Beer, A Poem: In Honor of National Poetry Month

For National Poetry Month, Conundrum Press has asked our poets and writers to offer their thoughts on poetry. We will be publishing reflections throughout the month. Bruce Berger: I write poems the way my dog drinks beer. My mind tenders a thought. I sniff and turn up my nose. Then under the insistence of a […]

Facing the Music

July 12th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Bruce Berger, Poetry | 1 Comment »

Facing the Music

Music in Bruce Berger’s poetry is more than subject matter, more than cadence; it is a metaphor for the examined life. In these poems, a man’s transformations are measured by the concerts he has witnessed; the depth of a woman’s life is revealed by an unfinished painting her son attempts to complete; a composer is gauged by his silences. […]

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