My NewYear’s poem is up on MasticadoresUSA. Happy New Year, everyone! Fear cripples and blinds as 2022 wanes to a whimper of arthritic joints and failing eyesight. Is anyone else exhausted by nonsensical injury that … “A View Anew” by Barbara Leonhard
Nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Ingrid Wilson, Editor and Owner of EIF, Experiments in Fiction. This poem is in my debut poetry collection, "Three Penny Memories: A Poetic Memoir", which opened on Amazon as the #1 Release in Family Poetry. Since then it has been on and off the best-seller list in three categories.... Continue Reading →
I am delighted to present the third in a series of readings from Barbara Harris Leonhard’s debut poetry collection, Three-Penny Memories, A Poetic … Poetry Reading from Barbara Harris Leonhard and Launch Event news! I am so grateful to Ingrid Wilson (EIF-Experiments in Fiction) for her beautiful work on my poetry collection. She’s polished it... Continue Reading →
I just published a new podcast episode which explores the grief and loss we are experiencing mainly due to the current pandemic and social upheaval. Our wellness is at stake, and those with pre-existing conditions are vulnerable. How can we maintain good health and navigate our grief when we experience loss of loved ones and... Continue Reading →
In a couple of previous posts (February 2018), I described the time I had measles encephalitis when I was six going on seven. One of those posts includes a poem about the experience, “Hope was not a Loss”. In the other post “Measles Encephalitis”, I described the event and showed how this illness and the... Continue Reading →
I've been releasing a lot of old pain lately, so suddenly today I wondered what I would write about! Poetry is so healing. Is pain the poet? Out of Darkness, Light emerges.
I've been releasing a lot of old pain lately, so suddenly today I wondered what I would write about! Poetry is so healing. Is pain the poet?