My Encephalitis Story Featured on the Encephalitis Society Site

Here is the link to my story. The rest of my blog is about how my case of encephalitis relates to my care for Mom when she was navigating Alzheimer’s. https://www.encephalitis.info/barbaras-story In my debut poetic memoir published last week on Amazon (Three-Penny Memories: A Poetic Memoir), I tell about my miraculous recovery from measles encephalitis.... Continue Reading →

Out Now! ‘Three-Penny Memories: A Poetic Memoir’ — Experiments in Fiction

Ingrid Wilson, my publisher (EIF- Three-Penny Memories) posted this before my Zoom Launch event started. My reading went very well. Unable to sleep, I stayed up most of the night promoting the launch and outlining my reading. Despite my lack of sleep, I felt energized by the love and support. I cried and choked on... Continue Reading →

Three-Penny Memories ~ A Poetic Memoir, by Barbara Leonhard … a review — rivrvlogr

I am so grateful to Ken Gierke for his reflective and positive review of my debut poetry book, due out on Saturday, October 15 on Amazon. I’m humbled by all the thought and understanding Ken put into his review. Please read on …. Three-Penny Memories ~ A Poetic Memoir by Barbara Leonhard A Review Having... Continue Reading →

Poetry Reading 4 “Three-Penny Memories”: “Departing from Gate 3”

Why does my book title, Three-Penny Memories, have the number 3 in it? Read on and then listen to my recording of a poem from Chapter 3, "Departing from Gate 3". When you see the number 3, what do you think of? This number represents many triads in our culture: mind-body-soul, birth-life-death, harmony-balance-wisdom, beginning-middle-end, and... Continue Reading →

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