Lit Balm: The Clockwise Cat Show Presented by Alison Ross, Saturday January 7 at 5 p.m. EST on Zoom

Lit Balm: An interactive Livestream Reading Series on Zoom

Saturday, January 7 at 5 p.m. EST

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/461603228

The January 7, 2023 episode of Lit Balm will be the Clockwise Cat show, presented by editor Alison Ross. It will feature Marie Lecrivain, Karen Neuberg, Patricia Carragon, Giorgia Pavlidou, Heller Levinson, and John Olson. As always, we’ll begin with poems from our hosts and end with an open mic.

Hosted by Marc Vincenz, Cassandra Atherton, Jonathan Penton

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Publication News Summer July through September 2022

Out Loud, An LGBTQ Literary Art Anthology, July 2022

Thank you Marissa Prada and Elizabeth Sophia Strauss of Read or Green Books for publishing my poems. Happy to receive my fabulous copy. Congrats to Roxanne Hoffman Jacob R. Moses Marissa Prada Elizabeth Sophia Strauss Generalissimo Bryan Franco Rusty Rose Edith Blackbird Candice Louisa Daquin and more.

Bear Creek Haiku, Issue #183 July 2022

Thank you Ayaz Daryl Nielsen for publishing my Catku. Congrats to Mary Jo Balistreri, Peggy Dugan French, Michael Lee Johnson, Judith Partin Nielsen, and more.

Bear Creek Haiku Blogspot, July 8, 2022

Ayaz Daryl Nielsen, much gratitude for you publishing my catku. Kudos to Cathy Porter, Peggy Dugan French, Mona Bedi, Sarah Mahina Calvello, Dennis Rhodes, r. soos, and Judith Partin Nielsen

https://bearcreekhaiku.blogspot.com/2022/07/poets-cathy-porter-peggy-dugan-french.html

Bear Creek Haiku Blogspot, July 27, 2022

Again, thank you Ayaz Daryl Nielsen for publishing my catku Cheers to Melanie Alberts, t. kilgore splake, Diane Webster, Jane Stuart, Kris Law, Judith Partin-Nielsen, and Nancy Dahl.

https://bearcreekhaiku.blogspot.com/2022/07/poets-melanie-alberts-t-kilgore-splake.html

Bear Creek Haiku Blogspot, September 24, 2022

And lastly, thank you Ayaz Daryl Nielsen for publishing my catku Cheers to Dennis Rhodes, La-Tasha Gardener, Mary Jo Balistreri, Pawel Markiewicz, Amy Hrynchuk, Carl Mayfield, Judith Partin Nielsen, and John McDonald

https://bearcreekhaiku.blogspot.com/2022/09/poets-dennis-rhodes-la-tasha-gardener.html

The Cupcake Chronicles Jools UK Voice Over, July 28, 2022

More from Jools Voice Over on July 28. Thank you again. From The Cupcake Chronicles. Enjoy!

 to order your copy of my book:

https://amzn.to/3opSb9v

in the UK:

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Otoliths issue 66, southern winter, 2022

Nice surprise to see my Dada poem “man’s glass tears” in the latest issue of Otoliths. Thank you Mark Young. Congrats to Amy Barone and Peter Cherches JD Nelson. And thank you Cindy Sostchen-Hochman for suggesting this publication.

https://the-otolith.blogspot.com/2022/05/patricia-carragon.html?fbclid=IwAR0Rb_2VzEDdxaP9ET2ztJ_mNsyhNlJGFeb9HG2MMIJQhkfFEp24HHzbOUk

arriving at a shore anthology (great weather for MEDIA) August 2022

Look what arrived today! I’m so honored that my poem “For All We Know” is in the latest great weather for MEDIA anthology arriving at a shore. Thank you Jane Ormerod, Thomas Fucaloro, David Lawton, George Wallace, Mary Slechta, and Lyndsey Ellis.Kudos to the poets: Robert Gibbons Steve Dalachinsky(Yuko) E.j. Antonio Kat Georges Linda Lerner Kofi Fosu Forson Aimee Herman Richard Loranger Puma Perl Ron Price Susan Rich Francine Witte Jack Foley Craig Kite Mario J Pagán Morales and more.

Jerry Jazz Musician, A Collection of Jazz Poetry — Summer, 2022 Edition- August 14, 2022

Thank you Joe Maita for publishing “Solitude” and “Blue Moon” in the Summer edition of Jerry Jazz Musician. Kudos to Carrie Magness Radna, Prince A McNally Phil Linz George Held Russell DuPontClaire Andreani, et al. A wonderful assortment of Jazzy Poetry.

“Born Blue” is by the North Carolina-based artist Marsha Hammel, 

Read this amazing collection at this link below:

The Weekly Avocet, #508, August 28, 2022

Thank you Charles Portolano, Vivian, and Valerie for publishing my haiku. Kudos to Greer L. Fox, Theresa A. Cancro, Eva Marie Willis, Lynne D. Soulagnet, A. Rose Hill, Wilma Lentz, Emily-Sue Sloane, Patricia Hope, Wesley Sims, and more.

cicadas return

serenade a quiet street

crickets sing-along

cat out in left field

interrupts the game  

licking herself

mother and son

dodge park sprinkler

shadows in mist

Moonstone Press – Haiku 2022

Thank you Larry Robin for publishing my haiku. Congrats to Elizabeth Cohen and Generalissimo Bryan Franco.

Moonstone Press -Moonstone Arts The Struggle For Liberty Part 1, 2022

Thank you Larry Robin of Moonstone Press for publishing my haiku. Congrats to Ronald P. Bremner Robert Gibbons David Dephy David Lawton

New Generation Beats 2022 Anthology

Happy to be in the latest New Generation Beats Anthology. Than you Debbie Tosun Kilday. With so many friends.

Congrats to all. Julie Bolt Megha Sood Chris Bodor John Burroughs Michael Ceraolo Pilar Aranda Jane spoken poetry Dane Ince Tish Ince Poet Writer Joe Kidd Prince A McNally Generalissimo Bryan Franco Bob McNeil Larry Jaffe and more.

Clockwise Cat Re-Meow 2022

Thank you with a 1000 meows Alison Ross for publishing “2” and “eyes” in Clockwise Cat.

Meows to Cindy Sostchen-Hochman Karen Neuberg Bob Heman Heller Levinson Marie C Lecrivain Giorgia Pavlidou Jack Henry Heath Brougher Mary Newell Jeff Wright Sheila Murphy Rob Roth et al.

https://www.yumpu.com/en/document/read/67212311/clockwise-cat-re-meow

Summer – Early Fall 2019 Publication News

Summer – Early Fall 2019 Publication News

Bear Creek Haiku Blogspot July 28, 2019

Bear Creek Haiku Issue #157, August 2019

Thank you Ayaz Daryl Nielsen for publishing my haiku online and in print.

Kudos to:

r. soos, Cathy Porter, pl. wick, Teresinka Pereira, Roberta Beach Jacobson, Toma Rosen, Pawel Markiewicz, George Held, Dennis Rhodes, and more.

https://bearcreekhaiku.blogspot.com/2019/07/poets-r-soos-cathy-porter-pl-wick.html

Issue #157, August 2019:

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Jerry Jazz Musician, A Collection of Jazz Poetry–Summer 2019 edition

Proud to have my poem, “Take Five,” in the latest Jerry Jazz Musician Journal. Thank you Joe Maita for its publication. Kudos to:

Arlene CorwinAurora LewisCJ MuchhalaDan Franch
Ed RuzickaFred ShawFreddington,  John Stuppmichael newellmichael yellinRobin RayRoger Singer
Steve DalachinskySusandaleVictor CravenVictor Enns

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Panoplyzine Issue #13 August 2019

Thank you Jeff Santosuosso for the honor to have my jazz poem, “My Way,” selected in your latest issue of Panoplyzine. Cheers to these wonderful writers: Jennifer Maloney, Lenny DellaRocca, Alec Solomita Susan Tepper, and others.

Check out my work at: https://panoplyzine.com/my-way-patricia-carragon/

The Weekly Avocet #139, August 11, 2019

Thank you Charle Portolano, for honoring my haiku again. Kudos to F. D. Moeller , K. Millevolte, Charles Portolano, Marjorie Borden, John McPherson, Suzanne Cottrell, MaryJane Nordgren, Lynne Soulagnet 

on Shore Promenade

hints of autumn

August breeze

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yellow boots

splash in puddles

her smile, the sun

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sun heats up   

sidewalks and tempers       

clouds take refuge


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backyard rumble

raccoons amuse

the indoor cat

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Clockwise Cat Felino Soriano Tribute Issue, September 2019

A big shoutout to Alison Ross for her devotion and hard work in getting out this beautiful issue dedicated to a beautiful soul and poet. I’m honored to have my poem, “Dust in the Wind” in this issue. Kudos to other poets, Cindy Hochman, Karen Neuberg, Annmarie Lockhart, Sheila Murphy, Heller Levinson, Heath Brougher, Connie Stadler, and more.
Read the issue at:
https://www.yumpu.com/en/document/read/62841455/felino-soriano-tribute

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Carragon October and November Publication News

Carragon October and November Publication News

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Cheers to the publishers and contributors in the following journals, etc.

PPA Literary Review, A Publication of Performance Poets Association, Volume 20, 2016

Performance Poets Association’s Cliff Bleidner for accepting “An Invitation to Taste Plums.”

Hats off to so many poets: John A. Brennan, C.A. Barbour, Louisa Callo, Gil Fagiani, Kathryn M. Fazio, Peggy Fitzgerald, George Held, Evie Ivy, Ptr Kozlowski, Maria Lisella, George H. Northrup, Barbara Novack, Tom Oleszczuk, Barbara Segal, Patti Tana, James P. Wagner, and so many more.

Clockwise Cat’s Catwise Clock, Issue 35, October 2016

Meows to Alison Ross for accepting my poem, “Divine Comedy.”

https://www.yumpu.com/en/document/view/56081232/catwise-clock

Purrs to Mike Maggio, Stephen M. Singer, Kathrine Yets, Jeff Bagato, Gerard Sarnat, Andrea, Wyatt, Eva Skrande, Alison Ross, Oscar Varona, Daniel Thompson, John Doyle, Gary Beck, Derek Owens, Nelly Sanchez, Lindsay McLeod, Sergio Ortiz, Beverley Catlett, Dennis Wheeler, Unitas Quick, Cindy Hochman, Tim Lewis, Martin H. Levinson, Jacob Russel, Saira Viola, Lily Tierney, Chani Zwibel, Edwin L. Young, Bob Heman, Irene Koronas,

Lana Bella, Bill Wolak, Peter Davison, and Michael St. Germain

13 Days of Halloween, Day 3, Local Gems Press, October 21, 2016

Thank you Ishwa (James P. Wagner) for publishing my “Halloween Cat Haiku”

Cheshire Cat in black

curls up . . . disappears up-close

            trash bag in disguise

ghostly calicos

toms the color of midnight

catnip bewitches

eyes of the cat witch
hypnotize her devotees
cuteness wins more treats

Purrs to Amie Kachinoski and Joan McNerney

The Weekly Avocet #202, October 26, 2016

Thank you Charles Portolano for posting my haiku:

ghostly calicos

toms the color of midnight

catnip bewitches

Cheers to these nature poets: Patricia Foldvary, Ria Meade, Monica A. Andermann, Julie A. Dickson, Eugene O’Connor, Carol A. Amato, Roselyn Stewart, Barbara Hantman, Kristine Rued-Clark, Dennis Burton, Mary C. Rowin, Meg Neal, Charles Portolano

Haiku du Jour, October 30, 2016

Thank you Mankh for loving this simple poem about my beloved Flushing maple tree

veins on leaves

my tree’s hands

touch mine

Surreal Poetics, Issue 2, November 2016

Thank you Daren Berton for publishing my poem, “Perpetual Time.”

http://surrealpoetics.weebly.com/

Congrats to the following contributors: Rachel J. Bennett, Joseph Ellison Brockway, Yu-Han Chao, Carol Dorf, Sara Eddy, Bonnie Emerick, Andrew Gent, Tom Holmes, Caroline Johnson, Margie Kivel, Dean Kostos, Socrates Martinis, Toti O’Brien, Basilike Pappa, James Penha, Alison Ross, Ina Roy-Faderman, Matthew W. Schmeer, Michael Dwayne Smith, Taunja Thomson, and Brenda Yates

Patricia Carragon Publication News

June Publications:

Happy to announce that my Double Haiku, “Behind Iron Gates,” was featured on Katzenworld’s Purrsday Poetry on May 26 (almost June):

https://katzenworld.co.uk/2016/05/26/purrsday-poetry-behind-iron-gates-by-patricia-carragon/

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Wow and so thrilled to be included in the illustrious Clockwise Cat’s “ClockwiseRain” edition, Issue 34 dedicated to Prince Rogers Nelson
At Sunset  Purple Haze Purple Rain Circku
If Kittens Could Vote Haiku
 
Blame It On Eve
 
Check out this fine e-zine:

Praise for Joyce Mansour, Patti Smith, Jonathan Penton, Giles Watson, John Lincoln, Matt Duggan,Pylon,  Kendrick Lamar, Lucinda Williams, David Bowie, and Michael Moore

Featured Femme: Kathleen Latham

Art by Jacob Russell, Jay Passer, Bob Heman, and Bill Wolak.

Reviews by Cindy Hochman and Alison Ross

Verse by Daniel Y. Harris, Irene Kronos, Sheila Murphy, Patricia Carragon, Valeri Beers, Mel Waldman, Marie Lecrivain, Marcia Arrieta, Saira Viola, Heller Levinson, Don Campbell, Felino Soriano, Heath Brougher, George Held . . .