Kathleen Flenniken

Kathleen Flenniken’s poetry collections are Famous and Plume, a meditation on the Hanford Nuclear Site.  She was the 2012 – 2014 Washington State Poet Laureate.

  • Compare the movement of swallows

    with Magritte’s matrix of businessmen
  • I Dreamed of Obama on the Night of His First Election

    He stirred the coals of my dwindling campfire. We were alone. Blue tendrils of smoke punctuated the Mesozoic haze
  • Incident in the Park

    Working back from the moment I rose off the bench,