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Words for You

 

For over ten years, I’ve written a poem a day. This practice is both my anchor and my kite. On this page, you'll find some of my favorite ones from recent months. For a slew of poems, check out my daily poetry blog, A Hundred Falling Veils.

See my ventures into video poeming, visit my youtube channel.

Surround Sound—In the spring, Rosemerry’s poem “Yet Another Layer,” inspired by artist Wewer Keohane’s piece Tea Ceremony was chosen by composer Paul Fowler to become a piece sung by the Ars Nova Singers.  You can hear a part of the performance here and read a review of the concert here.
 

Words Around the Web

Ekphrasis? What’s that?
It’s the art of writing poetry about works of art. Two of my poems have won the ekphrastic challenge at rattle.com. You can read them here: “Divining” and “After My Friend Phyllis Shows Me the New York Times Obituary Headline”.

What will they say about you when you die?I played with that question in this poem that won the Poets Respond competition at rattle.com. “It Won’t Make the News”.

Getting The News from Poems: New Verse News has picked up two of my poems recently, “The Last Lunch” and another about a candlelight vigil in Brussels after the Paris attacks, “Crossing the Divide”. 

Ever feel as if you’re pushing a rock up a hill? The lovely blog A Year of Being Here featured this poem of mine recently on just that feeling. "Perhaps It Would Eventually Erode, But ... "

One for the Dark: Because sometimes it feels so darn dark. Published on the beautiful site, Journey of the Heart, INTO THE DARK AGAIN.

Upcoming Book! Lithic Press will be publishing a collection of three-line poems and three-line illustrations I’ve done in collaboration with artist Jill Sabella. Look for the collection by November 2016.

Listen to the Music: One of my sonnets was arranged by Robert McCauley and performed by Kyra Kopestonsky and Colleen Mahoney. See the performance here on YouTube.

 


 


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