Coming soon: Literary Revelations Publishing House Dear Readers, It is with utmost pleasure I announce that the Literary Revelations Publishing House… Coming Soon: Literary Revelations Publishing House Exciting news from Gabriela Marie Milton, who is an Amazon best-selling poet! Help to spread the news!
In Poetry Reading 1 (the Sept. 16 post), I introduced my debut poetry book and spoke about caregiving. I promised to read “The Caregiver’s Craft”, which is in Chapter 2 of my poetic memoir, Three-Penny Memories. My book will be released on October 15, 2022, on Amazon in Kindle and paperback format. in Chapter 2,... Continue Reading →
Family dynamics, especially those shrouded in dysfunction, can be challenging to navigate; caring for a mother with Alzheimer's makes it all the more difficult. However, in Barbara Leonhard's first book, she faces this journey with courage. Three-Penny Memories left me recalling many of my childhood wounds and wondering if I would have handled them either... Continue Reading →
Mother is either looking up a recipe or reading a Perry Mason mystery Spoiler alert! This is a long post to read, but you can listen to the audio (10 minutes) if you prefer. It isn't a poetic reading from my book, just another memoir piece. I included photos of Mom and me. While I... Continue Reading →
Hello and Welcome! I invite you to listen to my discussion of Chapter 1 in my debut poetry book, Three-Penny Memories: A Poetic Memoir, and my reading of my poem “Hyperion Raises Doubts”. The audio explains the themes and stories in Chapter 1. The audio is around 10 minutes long. Upcoming Launch Events for “Three-Penny... Continue Reading →
Hey, everyone! Here is my book cover, front and back, for Three-Penny Memories: A Poetic Memoir. It’s a hefty baby, 185 pages! the blurbs on the back are very positive. My publisher, Ingrid Wilson (EIF - Experiments in Fiction), told me that reading it was like reading a novel. That’s the magic of memoir. My... Continue Reading →
My Mourning Heart by Barbara Harris Leonhard site: extraordinarysunshineweaver.blog@BarbaraLeonhar4 -In response to “Melancholie”, a Statue created … My Mourning Heart by Barbara Harris Leonhard Thank you, Gabriela Marie Milton, for publishing my poem on MasticadoresUSA today!
. I’m so grateful to you all for following the production of my debut poetry book, “Three-Penny Memories: A Poetic Memoir”. You’re the best! The cover reveal was yesterday! In this audio reading, I explain the cover and read the first poem, “Excavating the Heart Wall of Grief”, which is a prologue to the the... Continue Reading →
EIF is excited to announce the forthcoming publication of Barbara Harris Leonard’s debut poetry collection: Three-Penny Memories: A Poetic Memoir. … Coming Soon: ‘Three-Penny Memories’ by Barbara Harris Leonhard When Mom died in 2016, writing poems about her helped me grieve my loss. My poems speak of many complex emotions. What connected us? Disconnected us?... Continue Reading →
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 →