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We continue to share with you some links sent to us by Heron Tree poets. Explore, discover, enjoy.

Sandra Kohler (“Scent“) won the Tiferet poetry competition for her poem “Definitions,” and the same poem recently won a New England Poetry Club contest. You can read a review of her book Improbable Music at Rattle.

Judith Waller Carroll (“Planting the Gladiolas“) sent us a link to three poems at damselfly press: “Sometimes sleep is a sleek greyhound,” “If the owl comes again,” and “Lemon Bread” (with audio). Judith’s chapbook Walking in Early September (Finishing Line Press) is available here.

Doug Bolling (“Afternoon“) invites us to read “Somewhere Orpheus” at storyacious and three poems at BlazeVOX: “Caesura,” “Absence,” and “The Bird of the Poem.”

Karen Greenbaum-Maya ([Ariel     echo of Prospero]) has a mini-chapbook, Floating Route downloadable at The Centrifugal Eye and five poems on the themes of envy, sugar, and the lifecycle at Unshod Quills.

Angie Macri (“Psyche Knot“) reminds us that her chapbook Fear Nothing of the Future or the Past is available from Finishing Line Press. You can also read three poems of hers at Connotation Press: “Red,” “Quadriga: The Triumphal Progress of Columbia,” and “A Mind Made Up.”

J. D. Schraffenberger (“Telamon and Caryatid“) was interviewed about The Waxen Poor, his new book, and his poem “Pro Bono” appeared this summer in B O D Y.

Leah Browning (“Last Night in the Chair Museum“) wrote the poem “There’s Nothing,” which is featured in a short film by Nic Sebastian; it was a Poets & Writers Clip of the Day this past July. Leah’s chapbook In the Chair Museum is available from dancing girl press.

Hope Coulter (“The Burial“) offers us “Lyrebird” at Town Creek Poetry and “Morning Haul” (with audio) at Rattle.