Tag Archive: Headmistress Press

May
12

News and Mother’s Day poem by Lesléa Newman

Close-up © Ellen Wade Beals, 2016

Hey there! Happy Mother’s Day. One bit of news I heard this week is that Glimmer Train is coming to its final destination – here’s what appeared in a recent email: “Most of you already know that next fall Glimmer Train will—after almost 30 years—finally arrive at the end of the line: The last Writers …

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Mar
09

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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May
08

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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Mar
12

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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