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Upcoming poetry reading in Wallingford, PA for MADPOETSS

I’ve been invited to give a poetry reading on WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013 at 7:00. I’ll be reading with Doris Ferleger.  There is an Open Mic afterwards. Survivors in the Garden, my book that concerns living with MS, will be … Continue reading

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Two of my poems published in Wordgathering, September 2013

I am indebted to the online journal, Wordgathering, for publishing my work and for celebrating writing about disability. Check out their website–they are a discerning journal looking for poetry, essays, fiction, art, book reviews, reading loops, and drama concerning disability.  … Continue reading

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One of my poems chosen for the anthology “Poems for the Writing: Prompts for Poets” editors Lynn Levin and Valerie Fox

 In May of 2013, my poem, “What Not to Say to Me Now That I Am Crippled,” was published in the anthology Poems for the Writing: Prompts for Poets, from Texture Press, edited by Lynn Levin and Valerie Fox. The … Continue reading

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“Looking at the Photograph” published in Naugatuck River Review

I am honored that my poem, “Looking at the Photograph,” was published in the recently released Summer 2013 issue of Naugatuck River Review.  NRR, a journal of narrative poetry, is published twice a year and has a contest every winter … Continue reading

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Revised Poem from April 2, 2013 April is National Poetry Month–read a poem, write a poem

Here’s the revised opening sections of this new poem: My husband shops at the drugstore and workers have ceased their jackhammer assault on our concrete porch and walk.   Jagged blocks rest helter-skelter atop their former   place like mountains upended … Continue reading

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April is National Poetry Month

It’s National Poetry Month!–take part.  Read a poem, write a poem, recite a poem. Here’s a poem I began yesterday–not completed yet.  I’ll revise as I go along. The House Is Finally Quiet on an Early Spring Afternoon My husband … Continue reading

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My poem, “A Note” published in Boston Literary Magazine

“A Note” concerns the loss of Rob Isaacson, a fellow teacher at Central Bucks West High School, Doylestown, PA a number of years ago.  Rob taught me that being unconventional in the classroom was an asset, not a liability.  Rob … Continue reading

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