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Bellevue University’s Dr. Clif Mason Has 3 Poems Published on Cathexis Northwest Press


Cathexis Northwest Press has published three poems by Dr. Clif Mason, a Professor of English and the Humanities at Bellevue University.

The three poems are titled: “Ocean Canticle,” “After the Mass Shooting at Robb Elementary, Ulvade, Texas” and “Daybreak Light Rejoining.”

This is the third time the press has featured Dr. Mason’s poems. Each poem, recorded and read aloud by Dr. Mason, can be found on the Cathexis Northwest Press website.

These poems are related in that the same subterranean river flows between and connects each of them, just as a river connects towns along its length in the above-ground world,” Dr. Mason said.

Featured work from other poets can be found on the site, as well and Dr. Mason encourages viewers to read his peers’ work.

Dr. Mason, a former Fulbright Fellow to Rwanda, Africa, is also the author of the collection Knocking the Stars Senseless and three chapbooks: The Book of Night & Waking, Self-Portraits in Which I Do Not Appear, and From the Dead Before

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