Three Poems Posted at “Poets for Living Waters” Site

I’m honored to be featured with three poems, photos, an “eco-statement” and bio on the wonderful “Poets for Living Waters” site. This site originated after the Gulf oil spill, and has continued since. One can explore the moving and excellent work on this site for hours, and I am  grateful to Amy King and Heidi Lynn Staples for doing this hard work — for the planet and all who share it. The three poems are from my book Lizard Light: Poems from the Earth:

http://www.2hweb.net/penhart/publications.html.

Hope you enjoy these three poems at:

http://poetsgulfcoast.wordpress.com/2010/09/08/2508/

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About penhart

I am a poet and writer, published widely in journals and anthologies, and my literary autobiography appears as an extended essay in "Contemporary Authors." My poems have recently appeared in "Rattle" ,"Tiferet," and "U.S. 1 Worksheets". Work has also appeared in "The Valparaiso Poetry Review," and "Umbrella." Recent books include 'One Bowl" (2012); "Recycling Starlight" (2010); and "The Night Marsh" (2008).. Earlier collections include "Along River Road"; "Lizard Light: Poems From the Earth"; and "Buried in the Sky." My illustrated alphabestiary for children, "The Beastie Book," was published in the December, 2009, by Shenanigan Books. I have won three poetry fellowships from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, as well as awards from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the Mary Carolyn Davies Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, and the first William O. Douglas Nature Writing Award for my work in the anthology "American Nature Writing 2002." I was invited to be a "featured poet" and read at the 2010 Dodge Poetry Festival, and was awarded a residency / fellowship for January, 2011, at VCCA (Virginia Center for the Creative Arts." I live in the South Jersey shore area, and work as a visiting poet in the schools through programs sponsored by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and various other agencies. I'm still fairly new at blogging and hope to add more graphics, etc., as I learn more.
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