Consulting the Consulta
by Pamela Ahlen

Pray make me as commanding—in a yolk-gold gown cinched at the waist, turbaned hat, cigar mouthed like Che Guevara.  Ochún, Santera de Los Rios— make me as seductive and sensuous, generously granting conceptions, my female organs supple but tucked in tight. Lend me your talent for divination: reading cowry shell patterns tossed upon the mat, … Continue reading Consulting the Consulta
by Pamela Ahlen

Pamela Ahlen

Pamela Ahlen is currently program coordinator for Bookstock Literary Festival in Woodstock, Vermont.  She organizes literary events for Osher (Lifelong Education at Dartmouth) and has recently compiled and edited the Anthology of Poets and Writers: Celebrating Twenty-Five Years at Dartmouth. Pam is the author of the chapbook Gather Every Little Thing (Finishing Line Press).

CPR Volume 20, Issue 1 is Now Online

April, 2018 Read new poems by David Crews, Megan Hall, Athena Kildegaard, Avia Tadmor, Susanna Lang, Joel Vega, Caitlin Thomson, Matthew Gellman, David Hathwell, Ava C. Cipri, Megan Arlett, Carol Lischau, Carol Kapaun Ratchenski, Pamela Ahlen, John Sibley Williams, Genevieve DeGuzman, and Megan Merchant. Find a fine review of Jessica L. Walsh’s How to Break … Continue reading CPR Volume 20, Issue 1 is Now Online