Author Archives: Risa Denenberg

Sunday Morning Muse with a Full Plate of Delicious Poetry

Last year in June, Molly Spencer, who is (among other amazing things) a poetry editor for The Rumpus asked me if I would write a review of Julie Wade’s Same Sexy Marriage. I thought, “why me?” at the time, having … Continue reading

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Moving in!

Originally posted on The Poetry Cafe:
I have already gotten a terrific response to The Poetry Cafe Project. It seems there are a lot of chapbooks looking for a sweet home review! If you missed my review of Lauren Davis’…

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Sunday Morning Musings AND a New Website (Exciting!)

I’ve created a new website which I will be launching soon! Announcing (ta da!) “The Poetry Cafe” . . . a meeting place where poetry chapbooks are reviewed. It’s currently under construction at: https://thepoetrycafe.online My intention is to write and … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Muse, Minus an Hour

I struggle this morning. Whether to read poems, or write them.I’ve lost an hour. Where did it go? I hate subordinate clauses that are followed by non sequiturs. I hear slips all the time—like tinnitus, like a mosquito’s whine, like … Continue reading

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Not-about-me poem, on the occasion of my 69th Birthday.

Dear S. Thanks for your email. As to your concern for my well-being, I’ve nothing to complain about. My eyesight is wretched, but nothing’s worth seeing. The doctor has me drinking (water) and dropping (liquid tears). Ha-ha! At least I … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Missing Musing

I have missed blogging for a few weeks. I have been tossing spheres in the air, sandwhiching commitments between committments strewn with distractions. But I am happy to say that I am overwhelmed with all things poetry. My review of … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Muse in Miami

I spent the past week in Delray Beach at the Palm Beach Poetry Festival and now I’m spending a couple of days in Miami with my son (my sun) and family. It’s chilly and rainy here today, but I’ve been … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Muse in Flight

I am traveling all day on Sunday and will end up in West Palm Beach where I will be attending the Palm Beach Poetry Festival. Will send dispatches from the field. Faculty includes: Ellen Bass, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Stuart Dischell, Aracelis … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Muse in 2019

      My first blog post of 2019– and it’s already nearly 1/2 way through January!  I have re-committed to posting on this blog on most Sundays again this year (I think I made at least 45 Sundays in … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning A/muse/ment

Though not much in touch with popular amusements, I am touched by bemusement. I like to think of amusement as,  to be beguiled by the muse. And she is always here somewhere, waiting to distract me from ordinary thoughts in order to move me … Continue reading

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