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After The Blizzard — Lesléa Newman (photos by Kathy Buckland)

Snow cat © Kathy Buckland, 2018

Greetings! A couple of weeks ago I received an email from esteemed writer Lesléa Newman with some wonderful poems. It made my day. She has a new collection of poetry–it’s called Lovely, and this poem is from that new book out from Headmistress Press. When I read this poem about a cat, I knew to …

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Celebrating Mother’s Day with Lesléa Newman

I Carry My Mother(1)

Happy Mother’s Day! I hope it is a great day and that you are able to celebrate in some way.  My heart goes out to all of you who are missing your mother or are missing being a mother this Sunday. I am happy to share two poems by Lesléa Newman. They are from her latest …

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Guest Post: “One More Thing” by Lesléa Newman

I Carry My Mother

“One More Thing,” this wonderful poem by Lesléa Newman, seemed to me to segue very well from the last guest post, “Smoking” by Laura Rodley. On first reading this poem made me think of the past.  Subsequent readings made me think of the present.  I know it will make you think too. Thanks again to …

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