Beanery Online Literary Magazine

October 1, 2009

Dmitri Beljan

BEANERY ONLINE LITERARY MAGAZINE

DMITRI BELJAN

Carolyn C. Holland with Dmitri Beljan

     DMITRI BELJAN expresses himself artistically in his drawings and improvisations on the keyboard. He likes and has tried the Shakespearian sonnet form, but presently is not writing. He is drawn to the Beanery Writers Group to be with other artists, those whose art is their use of language.

     I spoke with Dmitri, 62, on my patio, under trees in my park —Laurel Mountain Boro, to be specific.  (to view photos on his Flickr site, click on http://flickr.com/photos/dmitri1946) Like the Boro, with its independent bent that resulted in its secession from Ligonier Township in 1982, Dmitri is not comfortable being confined to arbitrary borders.

     His piano and keyboard playing symbolizes his life: he didn’t learn the structure taught in formal lessons. He “follows where (more…)

ANNOUNCEMENTS & Southwestern Pennsylvania Writers Groups (October 1, 2009)

ANNOUNCEMENTS & Southwestern Pennsylvania Writers Groups

October 1, 2009

BEANERY ONLINE LITERARY MAGAZINE CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

The BOLM (www.beanerywriters.wordpress.com) accepts submissions (in any genre) from guest writers. Items may be edited, but if there are any significant changes your work will be returned to you for your approval.. Submit your post to beanerywriters@yahoo.com with the word “Submission” in the subject line. Seeking submissions for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve/Day.

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