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A retired academic librarian and long-time writer and editor, Susan D. Herring has published numerous professional publications and has now returned to her early love of poetry. She lives in north Alabama with two cats.
The following work is Copyright © 2019, and owned by Susan Herring and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
Mother stirring a simmering mash,
Setting out jars and lids,
Today I twist open a fresh jar.
Soft grunt, cat jumps into chair,
Anthony DiMatteo’s recent poems and reviews have sprouted in Clade Song, The Cortland Review, Hunger Mountain, Los Angeles Review, UCity Review, and Verse Daily. His current book of poems In Defense of Puppets has been hailed as, “a rare collection, establishing a stunningly new poetic and challenging the traditions that DiMatteo (as Renaissance scholar) claims give the poet ‘the last word'”(Cider Press Review).
The following work is Copyright © 2019, and owned by Anthony DiMatteo and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
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