Category Archives: Writing

The Curse of Slavery

Yesterday morning, men installed a gas log in my fireplace. I lit it and sat for a while with my rescue dogs, Schatzi and BoPeep, watching the leaping flames. The fire lent warmth, both physically and aesthetically, to the room. … Continue reading

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LIVING STRONG

At Lit by the Bridge Thursday night, I got up to read a poem, looked out at the audience, and saw two little girls. My poem was too strident for their ears, and I hadn’t brought another one, so I … Continue reading

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Writing Poems in a Another Voice for Where the River Runs Deep

Storms passed through North Aurora early Saturday morning and my little dog Schatzi was fit to be tied. I wrapped her in a thunder shirt, lay down on the sofa beside her, and stroked her neck until dawn. As a … Continue reading

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Kirkus Review of Spy Car and Other Poems

TITLE INFORMATION SPY CAR AND OTHER POEMS Lynne Handy Push On Press (56 pp.) $10.00 paperback ISBN: 978-0-692-61233-0; January 18, 2016 BOOK REVIEW If poetry is a car, this debut collection hums and purrs like an expertly tuned machine. Good … Continue reading

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The Green Woman

The Green Man, his handsome face (depends on which Green Man you’re looking at) surrounded by foliage, is a pre-Christian symbol, representing fertility, death, and rebirth. Though his face may be found throughout places of worship in Europe and the … Continue reading

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