Read My Work Online
Here are links to a number of my poems and essays available online at other web sites. Please note that web pages on other sites each open in a new window or a new tab, depending on your browser settings. Journal-title or organizational links take you to each web site's home page. Book-title links take you to information on and sample poems from the indicated books. (The full URLs are duplicate links for individual poems, provided for optimum accessibility.)
Three of my poems written since Bill's death appear in the Summer 2009 issue of Umbrella.
My poem "Camping in the Drought" is in the May-June 2008 issue-in-progress of qarrtsiluni, edited by Lucy Kempton and Katherine Durham Oldmixon, at http://qarrtsiluni.com/2008/06/12/camping-in-the-drought/.
Three of my haiku and answers to his "Three Questions" appear on Curtis Dunlap's Blogging Along Tobacco Road, at http://tobaccoroadpoet.blogspot.com/2008/06/penny-harter-three-questions.html.
My essay "Time and Tide," along with a photograph of my old family summer cottage on the Jersey shore, appears in the Vernal 2008 issue of Sea Stories, the journal of the Blue Ocean Institute, at <http://www.seastories.org/vernal08/entries/harter.html>.
My sonnet "Summer Ice," from a work-in-progress, "The South Orange Sonnets," appears in Issue #7, Summer 2008, of The Barefoot Muse, edited by Anna Evans, at http://www.barefootmuse.com/twiddy.htm. (Two more sonnets from that sequence, "The Milkman" and "The Coal Chute," appear in Issue #15 of Exit 13, a print magazine.)
My work—five poems—is the June 2008 feature on Contemporary American Voices, edited by Lisa Zaran, at <http://contemporaryamericanvoices.wordpress.com/2008/06/01/junes-featured-poet-penny-harter-2/>. Two of these are from The Night Marsh, three are new. (In case that link breaks up, here's a shorter link to the same page: <http://tinyurl.com/4omh89>.)
My haibun "Driving Through the New Jersey Dusk" appears on the web site of Modern Haiku magazine (where it originally appeared in hard copy), online at: <http://www.modernhaiku.org/issue37-2/haibun37-2.html> (it's the second item on the page).
My poems for Emily Dickinson now appear on a special page of this web site, along with a recently-discovered photograph believed to depict Emily as an adult.
My poem "Witness" won an Honorable Mention in the Barbara Mandingo Kelly Peace Poetry Contest of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, online at <http://www.wagingpeace.org/menu/programs/awards-&-contests/bmk-contest/2007-winners.htm#poem2>
"At the Sea's Edge", from my book Along River Road, heads the table of contents of the Autumnal 2007 issue of Sea Stories, the journal of the Blue Ocean Institute, at http://www.seastories.org/Autumnal07/entries/harter.html.
"Archaeology", from my forthcoming book, The Night Marsh, appears online in the Fall/Winter 2007-2008 issue of Valparaiso Poetry Review, at <http://www.valpo.edu/english/vpr/harterarchaeology.html>
Three poems from my January 2008 book, The Night Marsh, appear online in the Fall 2007 issue of Umbrella, at <http://www.umbrellajournal.com/fall2007/poetry/PennyHarter.html>.
"Whale Song", from my book Turtle Blessing, is published online in the Autumnal 2006 issue of Sea Stories, the journal of the Blue Ocean Institute, at <http://www.seastories.org/autumnal_content/harter_whalesong.html>.
"Whale Heat", from my book Lizard Light, is published online in the Autumnal 2006 issue of Sea Stories, the journal of the Blue Ocean Institute, at <http://www.seastories.org/autumnal_content/harter_whaleheat.html>.
"For a Bottle-Nosed Dolphin off the New Jersey Coast" appeared in the anthology Under a Gull's Wing, and is published online in the Autumnal 2006 issue of Sea Stories, the journal of the Blue Ocean Institute, at <http://www.seastories.org/autumnal_content/harter_bottle_nosed.html>.
Three of my poems, "For the Mother in the Statue, Hiroshima Memorial Park" and "Night Watch"—both from my book Grandmother's Milk—and "In Time of War"—from my book Turtle Blessing—appear on the Poets Against the War web site at: http://www.poetsagainstthewar.org/displaypoem.asp?AuthorID=1502#453056639. My poem "Of Robin and Soldier" also appears on the site at http://www.poetsagainstthewar.org/displaypoem.asp?AuthorID=16613#453073792.
"To My Daughter in Her Father's House" originally appeared in Mothering Magazine, and is now on their web site at <http://www.mothering.com/sections/poems/daughter.html>.
"Evening rain"—one of my prize-winning haiku—is published with a lovely commentary by Christopher Herold on the web site of the e-zine The Heron's Nest at <http://www.theheronsnest.com/haiku/0302V7935/thn_rc_2.html>.
In the meantime, you may be interested in reading sample pages with other poems from my published books, available from the links on my Publications page. If you have questions, you are welcome to contact me. Thanks for stopping by! Penny Harter
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