Poetry Mini Interview V

This is the final installment of my interview view series with Thomas Whyte on his blog, Poetry Mini Interviews. The question this time is “How does a poem begin?” http://poetryminiinterviews.blogspot.com/search/label/Barbara%20Leonhard To illustrate what triggers a poem, I include parts of some poems from my forthcoming debut poetry book, Three-Penny Memories: A Poetic Memoir (EIF -... Continue Reading →

Poetry Mini Interview IV

I’m grateful to Thomas Whyte and his blog Poetry Mini Interviews! His questions are keen. Today’s question is “Why is Poetry Important?” http://poetryminiinterviews.blogspot.com/2022/09/barbara-leonhard-part-four.html Friends, Please follow me for updates on my blog in your email. My debut poetry collection, “Three-Penny Memories: A Poetic Memoir” is in production now! A year ago, I had no idea... Continue Reading →

​I Have an Upcoming Interview with Bloomsbury Radio in London, England

Victoria Onofrei interviewed me for her show Victoria in Verse. https://www.bil.ac.uk/bloomsburyradio/ (Click this link to join). The interview will air Sunday, August 14, at noon CST and will replay daily during the week at 9am CST and 4pm CST. (London time: Sunday, 6pm; daily, 3pm and 10pm). I will discuss and read poems from my first poetry book, Three-Penny Memories: A... Continue Reading →

Not Alone

Not Alone Lonelinessan illusion -we’re always connectedby threads of lightdreamt and drawn -this webbing cradlesour mindsour heartsour soulslike bonesthat form a whole -we’re not alone -if only we can seeour connections in timeand spacewithout squinting. My poem and drawing are also up on The Wombwell Rainbow today, May 12, 2022. Paul Brookes offers a beautiful... Continue Reading →

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