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June 28, 2011


I'm glad you featured Jim's work, Laura. I've gotten to know him via Facebook and I'm impressed by the range of his work, as well as how good and kind a person he is. He's got that fire to do well as a poet, but is completely devoid of snark and unkindness in every conversation he has.

Oh, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Ms. Orem!!

Thanks, Laura. I like the poems & will look for more by him.

Yes you have introduced me to a new fresh mouth.Cannot wait to hear more out of it.

Reading Jim's poem, The Disease, was a very lovely moment in my afternoon, of avoiding dishes, bill paying, and other such niceties of the daily grind. I would much rather find myself unexpectedly laughing out loud than just about anything. So, good work Mr. Valvis. You helped me achieve my number one goal for my day: surprise. I can go forward now, happy.

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