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3-Minute Interview: Poet Ellen Compton

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Compton is a D.C.-based freelance writer and poet who specializes in haiku, a three-line poetic form that originated in Japan. She is preparing her first published poetry collection, which features oyster boats, ospreys, seagulls and other images inspired by the Chesapeake Bay. How did you get involved in poetry, and haiku specifically? I always wrote some kind of poetry. Several years ago, in...

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