Sometimes I Consider the Names of Places…


Both Miller’s recent poetry collections, In Nearby Bushes and The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion, feature meditations on the names of places in his home country of Jamaica. The poems tell stories — real and imagined — of how the place names came to be, how their meanings have evolved, and consider the idea of place itself. Think of a place that has meaning to you — tell or invent its story, and write towards discovery of what meaning(s) that place might hold.

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