Poetry Santa Cruz is dedicated to nurturing the poetry community and bringing poetry to the larger community in Santa Cruz County. They generally hold monthly meetings at Bookshop Santa Cruz on the second Tuesday of the month. The suggested donation is $3. Please go to the Poetry Santa Cruz website or contact Len Anderson for more information about the poets featured this month.
| Anne-Marie Fyfe, poet, creative-writing teacher, arts-organiser & former Chair of the Poetry Society, (2006-2009), was born in Cushendall in the Glens of Antrim. She has organised and hosted poetry events and festivals, and has talked on poets, poetry & the poetry world on TV & radio, interviewed a wide range of well known poets and figures from the world of literature. She won the Academi Cardiff International Poetry Competition (2004) with her poem “Curaçao Dusk,” and established Coffee-House Poetry at the Troubadour.
Learn more about Anne-Marie Fyfe on her website.
Read first Anne-Marie Fyfe’s poem Interstate at the bottom of the article, then read the commentary and the poem again. It was the poem of the week in The Guardian newspaper.
Read C. L. Dallat’s poem “Love on a Rock” and more on his website.