Monthly Archives: April 2012

Nin Andrews on NPR!

Nin Andrews is featured on NPR’s “Three Minute Fiction” Read her piece here

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Upcoming News and Events: Week of April 30th

Events Baron Wormser, Tenants Harbor Library (Tenants Harbor, Maine) Wednesday, May 2 at 7PM Baron will read from his latest collection of poems, Impenitent Notes. Click here for more info Joseph O. Legaspi, Fordham University at Lincoln Center, Plaza Level Atrium … Continue reading

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The many poems in Danny Shot’s pocket

Danny Shot writes: I always carry a few poems with me, well because I teach a few classes and I don’t like to repeat myself. This year’s collection will include: Jack Wiler’s “Poetry For Fun and Profit” and “For Levi” … Continue reading

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The poem in the pocket of John McDermott

John McDermott writes: I’ll carry about 50 copies of “A Drinking Song,” which is really a love poem, and very short, so easy to copy and give away. A Drinking Song Wine comes in at the mouth And love comes … Continue reading

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Andrea Carter Brown on Five Points Blog

In honor of National Poetry Month, Andrea Carter Brown’s essay on the “poem in her pocket” is featured on Five Points Blog. Read her essay here

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Today is Poem in Your Pocket Day!

We’ve been sharing poems all month from CKP writers, staff, and friends. Want poem is in your pocket today?   Leave a comment, write it on our wall, we want to know!

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The poem in Florenz Eisman’s pocket

Florenz Eisman, CKP’s Managing Editor, writes: On days when a smile is called for, I turn to my favorite nonsense poem: “Jabberwocky” by Lewis Carroll. It brings me back momentarily to childhood when a wonderful teacher introduced it to my … Continue reading

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Robert Cording: Finalist for the 2012 Poets’ Prize

The Poets’ Prize of $3,000 honors a book of poems published two years prior to the award year.  The annual prize is donated by a committee of about 20 American poets, who each nominate two books and who also serve as … Continue reading

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Judith Hannan interviewed on Soaringwords

Judith Hannan discusses and reads selections from Motherhood Exaggerated on Soaringwords, an organization devoted to developing and implementing strategies to lesson the impact of serious illness on the lives of ill children and their families. To read Soaringwords’ Book Club … Continue reading

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Deborah Henry’s “Poem in Your Pocket”

Deborah Henry writes: I would say my daughter Sara’s awesome poem, “Train Home From Work,” which was published in England but she would be mortified that her work was being promoted by me…. So . . .  “Birthday Present” by … Continue reading

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