On apples and life

Cathy read this poem at our April meeting — a beautiful piece of poetry that awoke different meanings at different times in her life. I’m looking forward to reading it many times during the next years. Hope you enjoy it as much as I did.   “After Apple-Picking”  By Robert Frost   My long two-pointed ladder’s Read More…

Our April Awe

We had such a wonderful meeting in April. Cathy asked members if they had read any books or poems many times over their lives that brought different perceptions each time. We signaled those literary pieces with an asterisk. Enjoy! FICTION “Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand” by Helen Simonson (Cathy adds recommendation to Starr’s and Daniela’s) “Pomegranate Soup” by Read More…

A naked Emily Dickinson

Imagine Emily Dickinson is her many, many layers of clothing. Now imagine Billy Collins taking them all off. Huh! That’s one of the many subjects that came up during our Poetry Reading event at the library, on March 25, 2016. I love Billy Collins, and our friend Kathleen told us about this poem he’d written that I’d never come across Read More…