Poetry Reading 3: Three-Penny Memories, “The Caregiver’s Craft”

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 →

A Review of Three-Penny Memories by Susi Bocks!

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 →

Poetry Reading 2: Three-Penny Memories, “Hyperion Raises Doubts”

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 →

Coming Soon: ‘Three-Penny Memories’ by Barbara Harris Leonhard

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 →

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 →

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