Stephanie Strickland

Stephanie Strickland has published eight books of poetry, including Dragon Logic and The Red Virgin, and eleven digital poems. Zone : Zero, a book and accompanying CD, includes the poem slippingglimpse, which maps text to Atlantic wave patterns. Two books are forthcoming in 2019, Ringing the Changes, from Counterpath Press, and How the Universe Is Made: Poems New & Selected, from Ahsahta Press.

Her work can be found at stephaniestrickland.com.

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Ringing the Changes

I love the sound of bells ringing out in the air. Highly structured ringing sequences were created by ordinary folk in England in the seventeenth century. Their quest was to perform all the permutations—all the different arrangements possible—of seven bells.…