About the Artist
Barbara Abel lives in West Bloomfield, Michigan.
Since 1995, her work has been juried into more than thirty
local and national exhibitions. Her images are found in galleries
and private collections nationally, and are published in fine
art publications such as Communication Arts Magazine
and The Photo Review. Among her awards are First
Prize in the 1997 multi media Michigan Fine Arts Competition,
First Place in the Scarab Club's Gold Medal Competition, and
the The William S. Holmes Award.
Wendy Taylor Carlisle lives in East Texas. Her
first collection, Reading
Berryman to the Dog, was published by Jacaranda
Press in 2000.
The author dedicates this chapbook in memory
of Leslie Claire Karnatz Allen.
Versions of many of these poems appeared first
in: 2River View, 3Candles, Conspire, Friction, James River
Review, The Muse Apprentice Guild, Pierian Spring, Poetry
Midwest, Poet’s Grimm, Salt River Review, and Unlikely
Kissing the Frog
How Could Norman Jean
At This Age
Film: A Short Love Story
In His Lecture on
Resonance The Poet
She Half Remembers
Taking Down the House
Number 15 in the
2River Chapbook Series