Theresa Haffner

Rookie - 81 Points (August 25,1945 / Plainwell, Michigan)

Biography of Theresa Haffner

Theresa Haffner is a 30 year veteran of the Los Angeles poetry wars. She has been editor/publisher of two periodicals, THREADBARE Literary Journal and AFTERSHOCK Magazine, and was regional editor for THE NEW PRESS, a nationally distributed literary magazine from New York. She has published two collections of her poetry, ACHERON and Other Poems (1996) and DIFFERENT DRUM (2003) . Currently she is working on a novel titled RIVER. She also performs as a musician and singer/songwriter with a large body of original work to her credit. She is 62.

Theresa Haffner's Works:

'Acheron and Other Poems' (1996) New Wind Press.
'Different Drum' (2003) New Wind Press.
'Black Star' (2005) New Wind Press.
'surface of the land' (New Wind Press)
'The Case for Wisdom at 5: 00 A.M.' (New Wind Press)

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Different Drum

distant at first
the sound wavering
in the air
carried on a faint
afternoon breeze
that eddies and shifts
mistaken for sounds
of traffic, obscured
by car horns or children

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