Telling My Friend Nancy about the Poet Amy Clampitt
by Joan E. Bauer

Forgive me, she happened to look & think & sound— rather like you, especially the youthful Amy with beret & pearls in London. Her voice: fervent & eager, rising in an upcurl half-an-octave when startled—or surprised. A birch, not an oak, not a willow, but rather head-in-the-clouds. A misfit child in Iowa, lying on the … Continue reading Telling My Friend Nancy about the Poet Amy Clampitt
by Joan E. Bauer

Joan E. Bauer

Joan E. Bauer was born in Los Angeles, and for some years, taught English and journalism in public and independent schools. With Judith Robinson and Sankar Roy, she co-edited Only the Sea Keeps: Poetry of the Tsunami (Bayeux Arts, 2005). In 2007, she won the Earle Birney Poetry Prize from Prism International, and her chapbook, … Continue reading Joan E. Bauer

CPR Volume 17-4

October, 2015 T A B L E of C O N T E N T S POEMS Andrés Cerpa, Late October Charity Gingerich, She always needs rescuing— Wendy Chen, Drunken Flowers Stephanie McCarley Dugger, As Far as You Carmen Germain, Wild Mind Derek JG Williams, Moving Targets Sarah Winter, Without Fail Danielle Mitchell, To Love … Continue reading CPR Volume 17-4