Author Archives: elainereardon

About elainereardon

Poet, writer, gardener, small sculptures—communing with Spirits of the Forest and Field, bumping into magic, peeking around new corners.

Applesauce at Midnight

End of the Garden   We glean the last tomatoes, small jalapeño peppers, and tomatillos. I’ve cut basil, sage, lemon balm, calendula, thyme, parsley, mints, Saint Johnswort, and anise hyssop. I picked a small basket of concord grapes to warm … Continue reading

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Spoken Word Festival Turner’s Falls MA. Friday night   I’m reading at the Shea Theater Friday!  Need an audience, THIS IS A BIG SPACE!  Come at 7:45 , and of course, enjoy the other venues as well.   FRIDAY October … Continue reading

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Summer’s end

Apples began to fall from the trees yesterday. White faced hornets, bees, and small ragged butterflies mill around goldrenrod and asters. The last few days have been in the 80’s, so we dip into the ponds for the last swims … Continue reading

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Straw Dog Writers Guild Showcase

Straw Dog Writer’s Guild 4th Annual Author Showcase Forbes Library Wed. Sept 27, 2017 7-9pm Short readings, refreshments, book signings. Free & open to the public I’ll be reading here along with nine other authors, Dick Gently, Michael Goldman, Trivia … Continue reading

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September Readings and giveaway

 Sept 23 & 24  I’ll be one of the folks reading at the Garlic & Arts Festival in Orange MA. My slot is close to noon on Saturday.  Visit the Energy Tent, and find out about alernative sources of energy … Continue reading

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Two new poems published Today

at Go take a look !  and scroll down for an opportunity to  have a free e chapbook sent to you of the Heart is a Nursery for Hope.  While I’m here, I’ll share that this is a close up of … Continue reading

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Labor Day brings good morning literary surprises

This morning a poem was published in moon magazine.  Do follow the link to see the wonderful pairing of photograph and poem. Also, there is an interview with me at this website, hosted by Amarine Ravenwood, and I think you’ll … Continue reading

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