poems by Kathleen Flenniken, ’88
University of Nebraska Press, 2006
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Flenniken, who holds a master's in civil engineering from the UW, received the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry from the University of Nebraska Press for this first collection.
He plants palm fronds in a sentence
tucks in every verb and smoothes
for a touch of style.
— From “Conversation with a Sensualist”