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Catharine's Latest Blogs

Sep.11.2010 - 9:34 am
http://litmed.med.nyu.edu/Annotation?action=view&annid=13382 this is a link to a review posted in a database of art, literature, film and music on medicine and healing.  I am...
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Jul.13.2010 - 11:20 pm
http://www.womensradio.com/articles/Do-Doctors-Cry%3F--Healing-Words%3A-Poetry-and-Medicine/5527.html> This is a radio interview about poetry, medicine and the whys and...
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Aug.31.2009 - 2:24 pm
I went to a poetry reading last week with a number of excellent poets.  My friend Robert Sward was reading from his upcoming book of dog poems. One of his first published poems...
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Aug.10.2009 - 7:24 pm
I was on the wait list and when I was not called by the end of the first week in July figured I was going to have a week at home doing yardwork, vet visits and the dribbles of...
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Comments from Catharine

Mar.31.2010 - 10:05 pm
In response to: Loss - Morton Marcus, James D. Houston, Ruth Daigon
Ruth was a talented poet who was kind enough to provide feedback and encouragement on a very early and rough poem I...
Feb.16.2010 - 8:00 pm
In response to: Lucille Clifton (1936-2010): One of our Most Wonderful Poets
I would love to be there ,Evie, but rule is you have to wait a year to apply again, then it is lottery. There is a...
Feb.15.2010 - 4:50 pm
In response to: Uncle Dog... Lookin' for dog
a psychiatrist friend was proudly telling me how she had gotten her dog to stop obsessively licking a paw to the point...
Feb.15.2010 - 4:41 pm
In response to: Lucille Clifton (1936-2010): One of our Most Wonderful Poets
"we will wear/ new bones again./we will leave/these rainy days,/break out through/another mouth/into sun and honey time...
Sep.10.2009 - 8:11 pm
In response to: Aspiring Authors and Internet Myth - helpful or hurtful?
I am a poet and there is a rising trend toward self-publishing in poetry (probably because so very little money to be...