Diane Kendig

Diane Kendig

Diane Kendig has published four collections of poetry, most recently Prison Terms (2018). She co-edited  In the Company of Russell Atkins and translated Nicaraguan poetry for A Pencil to Write Your Name. A proponent of public workshops and local poets, Kendig conducts creative writing workshops in prison, schools, and community centers, and curates a blog, “Read + Write: 30 Days of Poetry” for National Poetry Month. She’s on the web at dianekendig.com.

Two Poems by Diane Kendig

Poem

This week, it’s the basics.
I believe in sleep
which I could not sustain
and finally did.