Box Poem: Six Sides of Joseph Cornell
by Amie Keddy

i. The nautilus goes ‘round. I am not inside the violet’s reclining head. ii. A tied blue bed. This may be how Poe slept. Taut ropes, tension below. In a telltale heart, the floorboards squeak. iii. Lady slipper pink, white birch twig. Music box ballerina, spins, spins, spins. iv. A guard passes between galleries. v. … Continue reading Box Poem: Six Sides of Joseph Cornell
by Amie Keddy

Amie Keddy

Amie Keddy is a writer and artist whose poems have appeared in several print and online publications. Her chapbook, The Glow of Everyday Objects, won Finishing Line Press’ New Women’s Voices Prize in 2006 and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She recently completed a full-length book of poems, Almost Romantic. Amie earned an MFA … Continue reading Amie Keddy

CPR Best of Volume 16 Now Available

After more than a week of stuffing envelopes, the hard-copy “Best of Volume 16” Cider Press Review is on its way to contributors, subscribers, and former Book Award contest entrants. The “Best of” issue features poems by Rebecca Baggett, Carol Berg, Jennifer Jackson Berry, Maggie Blake, Ace Boggess, John Bradley, Christine Butterworth-McDermott, Sharon Chmielarz, Lisa … Continue reading CPR Best of Volume 16 Now Available