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“May you slip a little, drift a little, swim way out…”

Welcome to the New Gloucester Poet Laureate, Ruthanne Collinson
Ruthanne (Rufus) Collinson has worked as a journalist, photographer, bookkeeper and turkey farmer. Her poems have appeared in various journals for the field of experiential education. Two books of her poetry have been published by Folly Cove Books, Turning the Stones (1997) and Traveling to You (2008). Rufus is currently Manager of Communications for Project Adventure and lives in Gloucester. Read more poetry… Continue reading

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From Poet Laureate John Ronan

I am honored to have my photography included in this poetry collection.    —Sharon From the Gloucester Daily Times My View John Ronan April is Poetry Month, and a great time for poets to shine. Luckily, we have good poets in … Continue reading

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The Salt of Gloucester

“The sea is salt because the sea is sorrow, As ships and men, none last or alone, Are lost and the names toiled like sorrowful mysteries In churches in harbors on the grief-got sea:……” Yesterday John Ronan, Gloucester’s Poet Laureate, … Continue reading

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