Just out: The Book of the Red King, a collection of poems about the mysterious Red King, the lunar Precious Wentletrap, and the transforming Fool (Phoenicia Publishing.) Illuminated by Clive-Hicks-Jenkins. "A must-read and a distinctive, evocative voice. There is no one like Marly Youmans" -Kim Bridgford. Please check out the link above for news, review clips, and more!

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Riding the rails with Pip Tattnall, no. 5

When Zephyrus eke with his sweetè breath 
Inspirèd hath in every holt and heath 
The tender croppès...

Vicki Johnson, known to many as zephyr, photographer and gardener at The Garden, has made a lovely page for A Death at the White Camellia Orphanage--a pondering and summing up of me, along with information about the new book, links to some of my poems and posts, and interview questions that touch on what it means to be a mother and a writer. Comments off--please comment there. 

Happy St. Patrick's Day--drive a few snakes around town in celebration of the good saint who drove snakes from Ireland, and let them off past city limits. As it is also my mother's birthday, and she meets entirely too many snakes while gardening in the mountains, I leave her out of this festive request!