Alarie Tennille

Alarie Tennille graduated from the University of Virginia in the first class admitting women. She lives in Kansas City, Missouri, where she serves on the Emeritus Board of The Writers Place. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals including Midwest Quarterly Review, Tipton Review, I-70 Review, and Poetry East. Her newest poetry collection is Waking on the Moon (Kelsay Books). … Continue reading Alarie Tennille

CPR Volume 21-1

April, 2019 T A B L E of C O N T E N T S POEMS Devon Miller-Duggan, Supplication Aura Christi, Dawn Alison Stone Drizzling Ghazal Sherry Rind, This time of year Caroline Goodwin, Common Plants of Nunavut Jen Karetnick, Misdirection Jennifer Bullis, Landscape with Mud and Prints .chisaraokwu., In Fretta Clara McLean, Pulmo … Continue reading CPR Volume 21-1

Review of Lisa Bellamy’s The Northway

Review by Alarie Tennille “As a seed, I was shot out the back end of a blue jay.” Pow! In her opening persona poem, “Wild Pansy,” Lisa Bellamy grabs our full attention. How could anyone stop there? In the first four lines of The Northway, she takes us from poop humor to unexpected empathy as … Continue reading Review of Lisa Bellamy’s The Northway