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Kim Peter Kovac

Kim Peter Kovac works nationally and internationally in theater for young audiences with an emphasis on new play development and networking.  He tells stories on stages as producer of new plays, and tells stories in writing with lineated poems, prose poems, creative non-fiction, flash fiction, haiku, haibun, and microfiction, with work appearing or forthcoming in print and on-line in journals from Australia, India, Dubai (UAE), the UK, and the USA, including The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts, Red Paint Hill, Elsewhere, Frogpond, Mudlark, and Counterexample Poetics.

He is fond of avant-garde jazz, murder mysteries, contemporary poetry, and travel, and lives in Alexandria, VA, with his bride, two Maine Coon cats, and a Tibetan Terrier named Finn.  www.kimpeterkovac.tumblr.com

(Above photo portrays poet's image projected on wall at the Delhi Book fair while doing a panel on storytelling, books, theater, and young people.)

Kim's Origami micro-chapbook & selected poem are available below.  Download the single-page micro-chapbook as a PDF by clicking the title.  To read the selected poem below, also click on the title.

Origami Micro-Chapbook 

Selected Poem(s)

Desert Winds


Cover: Eurasian Hoopoe, UAE, Dubai
March 2007 by Mike Hunter
Grateful acknowledgement is made to the editors
of the publications
in which some of these poems first appeared,
sometimes in earlier versions: Sukoon (“Blue Rhino”);
Red Paint Hill Poetry Journal (“The Name of the Rain”);
1947 (“Birdman on the Moon”);
and Vine Leaves Literary Journal (the first of the Hoopoe poems).
Every Origami Micro-chapbook
may be printed, for free,
from this website.

{mooblock=Hoopoe Times Two}

the Hoopoe circles
over desert cliffs
like a soaring
Farsi poem

The Hoopoe stretches
his crest to his back
and spreads his wings.
Is he taking a sun-bath
or a sand-bath? Perhaps
the desert wind knows.
Kim Peter Kovac  © 2015