Category Archives: Poet’s Spotlight

Shira Dentz’s “Flounders” from Essay Press

In this work, I engage with notions of form and beauty that I, as an artist and a social being, have inherited and tacitly acknowledge or actively work against. Read more at Essay Press  

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“What’s Gone” by Joan Cusack Handler

Is guilt: Not placing him first Not visiting more often Not making soup Not stopping by on my way to East Hampton Not joining him for a walk Not being good enough Not going to mass Not believing Not getting … Continue reading

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“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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“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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“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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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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“French Seams” by Cindy Veach

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. French Seams By Cindy Veach  This little useless seam/this idle patch/this pretty futile seam. —Alice Moore Dunbar-Nelson From … Continue reading

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