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Cynthia Passmore was born in New England and spent many of her growing up years on Block Island, R.I., she currently resides in St. Petersburg, FL. She has participated in the St. Petersburg Times festival of reading as an invited poet, and at the University of South Florida performing with Full Contact Poets. She has also preformed her work at the annual First Night events in the city of St. Petersburg. Her work has been published in Maelstrom magazine, Hard Row to Hoe and Poetry Conspiracy.
The following work is Copyright © 2014, and owned by Cynthia Passmore and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
Seeing the Wind on Salisbury Hill
The wind leans against tall blades of grass
A.D. Winans is an award winning native San Francisco poet and writer. He edited and published Second Coming for 17 years, and worked as an editor at the San Francisco Art Commision from 1975 to 1980. He is the author of sixty books and chapbooks of poetry and prose. In 2002, a song poem of his was performed at Alice Tully Hall in NYC. In 2006 he won a PEN Josephine Miles Award for excellence in literature. In 2009, PEN Oakland presented him with a Lifetime Achievement Award. NYQ Press just released his new book of poems, On My Way To Becoming A Man, which can be purchased on Amazon or through SPD (Small Press Distribution).Visit Barry on the web here: http://www.winansfansite.blogspot.com/
The following work is Copyright © 2014, and owned by A.D. Winans and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
Early Birthday Poem
sitting here fifteen days
the moon a graveyard
the months the years
friends fewer in number