Monthly Archives: April 2016

“A Christmas Story “by Robert Cording

This poem is part of CavanKerry’s series for National Poetry Month.  Every day in April, we post a poem from our community of writers. A Christmas Story by Robert Cording Sure, I’d had too much wine and not enough of the Advent … Continue reading

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“Breathing Under Water” and “Standing” by Catherine Doty

This poem is part of CavanKerry’s series for National Poetry Month.  Every day in April, we post a poem from our community of writers. Breathing Under Water Florida’s just a thumb on a jigsaw puzzle, but under water the Weeki Watchee Mermaids … Continue reading

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Nin Andrews interviews Joan Cusack Handler

NIN ANDREWS Orphans is such a powerful and heart-breaking memoir. I thought maybe I’d start the interview by asking for an excerpt from “No Day Was Brighter:” on page 39, beginning on page 39: “I’ve spent my life trying to … Continue reading

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“Ibiza” by Harriet Levin

This poem is part of CavanKerry’s series for National Poetry Month.  Every day in April, we post a poem from our community of writers. Ibiza by Harriet Levin I wish I could bumble and buzz transfer honey to the tongue of the … Continue reading

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News and Events: Week of April 25th

Events Richard Newman, Cornelia Street Cafe (29 Cornelia Street, NY, NY) Thursday, April 28th, 6-7:30pm Launch reading for the anthology Veils, Halos & Shackles: International Poetry on the Oppression and Empowerment of Women Sandra Castillo, Kendale Lakes Library (15205 SW 88th St, Miami, FL) … Continue reading

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“Letter from Limbo” by Jeanne Marie Beaumont

This poem is part of CavanKerry’s series for National Poetry Month.  Every day in April, we post a poem from our community of writers. Letter from Limbo by Jeanne Marie Beaumont If it proves possible, could you please send replacement Victrola needles … Continue reading

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“Fantaisie” by Donald Platt

This poem is part of CavanKerry’s series for National Poetry Month.  Every day in April, we post a poem from our community of writers. Fantaisie by Donald Platt                            Each person is a solar system, the bits of birth’s Big Bang orbiting                            some … Continue reading

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“Abloom & Awry” by Tina Kelley

This poem is part of CavanKerry’s series for National Poetry Month.  Every day in April, we post a poem from our community of writers. Abloom & Awry by Tina Kelley God lurks in the story of stethoscope, kaleidoscope, microscope, but also in … Continue reading

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Our ADA Advisory Board: Why does poetry matter?

In honor of National Poetry Month we asked our ADA Advisory board: Why does poetry matter to you? Here are their answers. Poetry, important poetry, places us where we belong while so much lugs us into worlds that eat away at … Continue reading

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Two poems from Shira Dentz

This poem is part of CavanKerry’s series for National Poetry Month.  Every day in April, we post a poem from our community of writers. Palm trees blowing, feathers evening’s husk, palm          trees black. can see     nothing         against       evening’s husk   but light of … Continue reading

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