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Celebrate Whatever Life Brings: The Art of Seeing Each Day as a Poem

An Interview with Jaqueline Suskin

Jacqueline Suskin

Shelby Duncan

An interview with Jaqueline Suskin, author, poet, and healer.

Jacqueline Suskin bangs out poems on a manual typewriter for anyone who asks. She also writes books of poems and writes about poetry. Along the way she has also constructed a life as a healer. She spoke to Stephen Kiesling from her retreat in Humboldt County about her latest book, Everyday Is a Poem, and how to “find clarity, feel relief, and see beauty in every moment.” This is our holiday issue, about celebrating whatever life brings as a gift. And that recognition seems like your life story. Well, I have always been a poet. When I was a kid, I wrote poetry. It’s just the way my brain naturally works. I was a deeply feeling child, this kid who was always collecting bugs and feathers and every little detail mattered to me. And I had all these little notebooks that I would fill up all the time. [Laughs] I’m still that person. I got a degree in poetry and typically the trajectory is to get your masters, your PhD, and then you teach. But I didn’t want to do that. Instead, I traveled around because I wanted to have experiences to write about, and I ended up buying a typewriter. It’s a strange thing fo …

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Stephen Kiesling

Stephen Kiesling is a former Olympic rower, co-creator of the Nike Cross Training System, and editor at...

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