The Butterfly’s Choice

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The Butterfly’s Choice is scheduled to appear from Broadstone Books in just a few weeks!

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BEREAVEMENT POEMS

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Ashes

Selected poems from the series “Conversations With The Ashes” published in Pisarze.pl [Writers].

Please scroll down the page in Pisarze.pl, to read both the original English language poems and/or their Polish translations.

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On Poems

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Poems always happen when I am busy with something else.

Maybe they are something else?

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TW&B reviewed in TIME OF SINGING

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From Joanne Stokkink‘s review of The Wall & Beyond:

“If being inspired and made to think is part of the happiness that some say is the purpose of poetry, Joanna Kurowska’s latest poetry collection The Wall and Beyond meets that purpose and then some. Her poems entice you with simplicity and ease in reading and then stand you on your head.”  (Time of Singing. Vol. 41. Fall 2014, p. 20)

To read the entire review, click HERE

Copied with permission from Joanne Stokkink and Time of Singing

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The Best of Vine Leaves

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Poem “Facing the Wall” included in The Best of Vine Leaves Literary Journal anthology.  See also Debbie Young’s review of The Wall & Beyond in Vine Leaves.

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The Wall & Beyond reviewed

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In his Amazon review of The Wall & Beyond, Aldo De Martelaere states:

There are many treasures to discover in ‘The Wall & Beyond’. As with all great poetry books, I will read parts of it time and again.

read the entire review

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Interview in TLJ

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1 on 1: Joanna Kurowska“, a featured interview by Alice Saunders, in Torrid Literature Journal (Vol. 12, Fall 2014). Read the interview

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New review of TW&B

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From J. Federico Martin‘s review of The Wall & Beyond:

“Her poems have the feeling of a silence that looks at you and makes you look at the familiar; such as a wall, that suddenly makes you realize that what we touch as something solid and indifferent, is actually as evanescent as a curtain…” read the entire review

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“The Creed”

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Poem “The Creed” published in  all roads will take you home.

 

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“The Wall & Beyond” reviewed in RART!

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A phenomenal review of The Wall & Beyond, by Wendy Vardaman, has just appeared in Religion And The Arts (# 18.1-2).

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New poems!

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Five poems just published at Lunch at Giverny.*

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*Warning! Some of these poems employ irony.

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A Poet’s Dilemma

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Writing poetry, I feel I do what I must and should do; while, through its lack of interest and support, the society I live in seems to be suggesting, “Drop it and get a REAL job.”

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New publications

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FORTHCOMING:         

• Poem “Vibrations” in Adanna Literary Journal Issue #4

JUST PUBLISHED:        

• Poems “The Rose” and “An Inkling” in Torrid Literature Journal Vol. XI    (July, 2014)
• Poem “Kloto,” in the anthology Warszawskie Opowieści (Warsaw Tales) published by New Europe Writers (2014) (in Polish).  The poem first appeared in Obok : Near (Oficyna Literacka, 1999).  Its English version “Cloto” can be found in The Wall & Beyond (eLectio Publishing, 2013)
• Poem “The Choice” in Time of Singing Vol. 41 No 1 (Spring 2014)

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INCLUSIONS reviewed

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INCLInclusions has received its first review, written by Mary Harwell Sayler; followed by a five-star mark and a comment on Amazon, also by Mary Harwell Sayler.

Mary Harwell Sayler, thank you!

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The Poetry Pentathlon: North Shore Edition

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THE POETRY PENTATHLON: NORTH SHORE EDITION

Highland Park Poetry
The Art Center of Highland Park
1957 Sheridan Road
Friday, June 13, 8:00–10:00 PM

Who will win the chalice? Please come to find out!
A chance to meet fellow poets and poetry lovers; and support the contestants!

 

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