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Bill Graeser is a "small word poet." 

His poems are themselves small

and rarely reach a second page. 

When in his poems there is a tree

he calls it a tree—not a maple or eucalyptus. 

A flower is a flower

and, best of all,the sky is the sky. 


Iowa Poetry Association's Awards Received:

2012 Norman Thomas Memorial Award

  2016  Awarded Second Place 

2021 & 2022 Awarded Third Place 

Published in “North American Review,”

Michigan Avenue Review,”

“TelePoem Booth,” “Lyrical Iowa,”

“Chiron Review,”

“Long Island Quarterly,” “Dryland Fish,”

“This Enduring Gift.”

Born and raised on Long Island, NY. 

Has worked as carpenter, dairy farmer,

teacher of the

Transcendental Meditation Technique.

Is currently Locksmith at Maharishi International University.

Author of "Fire in a Nutshell” and "Rushing is a Waste of Time"

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