An Insightful Review of Three-Penny Memories

I’m humbled and grateful for this review written by Aarik Danielsen, the Arts and Culture Editor for the Columbia Tribune. He’s an amazing writer, and I felt moved to tears. He truly witnessed my soul. https://www.columbiatribune.com/story/entertainment/books/2022/11/05/how-columbia-author-barbara-leonhard-faced-griefs-pointed-questions/69610771007/ Barbara Harris Leonhard Amazon Best-Selling Author Three-Penny Memories: A Poetic Memoir, (EIF-Experiments in Fiction, 2022) Pushcart Poet Nominee, 2022... Continue Reading →

Three-Penny Memories: A Poetic Memoir by Barbara Harris Leonhard

Thank you, Gabriela, for publishing a poem from my new poetry book! I appreciate all that you do! You can access the publication in the link below. Congratulations to Barbara on the publication of her fantastic book Three-Penny Memories: A Poetic Memoir. The book was published recently and I … Three-Penny Memories: A Poetic Memoir by... 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 →

The Song of River Grass by Barbara Leonhard

The Song of River Grass by Barbara Leonhardsite: https://extraordinarysunshineweaver.blog/ Seedlings in spring,tall grasses in summer sun. We swish … The Song of River Grass by Barbara Leonhard My gratitude to Gabriela Marie Milton, editor for MasticadoresUSA for publishing my poem and video! I’m bending the moon to learn new skills, like creating videos for YouTube.... Continue Reading →

The Visitant

Dark Poets Club (London, England) accepted three of my poems. Today they published “The Visitant”. Thank you, Dark Poets Club, for liking my work! (I put this poem up on my blog in the past. Dark Poets Club accepts poems from a blog because they feel poetry should be shared widely. Give them a try!)... Continue Reading →

Before Eden Fell

       This poem is included in an article I wrote for Phoebe, MD: Medicine + Poetry (https://phoebemd.com/2020/03/12/fire-ice-the-faces-of-grief/). The article is based on my poetry podcast Grief: Fire and Ice, which features this poem (https://meelosmom.podbean.com/e/grief-fire-and-ice/). Before Eden Fell We were all immortal, our beauty, captured forever in flora and fauna so brilliant that light itself had... Continue Reading →

Erosion

This poem is included in an article I wrote for Phoebe, MD: Medicine + Poetry (https://phoebemd.com/2020/03/16/alzheimers-grieving-the-loss-of-my-mother/). The article is based on my poetry podcast Grief: Fire and Ice (https://meelosmom.podbean.com/e/grief-fire-and-ice/). Erosion A garden once planted in spring, bearing life in shade and sun, is now tangled with weeds and blight. A hearty yield once sustained by... Continue Reading →

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