Review/Interview: Self-Portrait in Dystopian Landscape

by Danielle Champiet-Coronado A curious book with a lyrical title that sounds like something you’d hear on the radio between Wagner’s ‘Flight of the Valkyries’ and DeBussy’s ‘Claire De Lune’. I say curious because of the book’s unique nature. “It’s written from the perspective of the observer being observed,” Stephen Lackaye, poet and author of […]

The Poetry of Impermanence, Mindfulness, and Joy

by Danielle Champiet-Coronado Two of my favorite things about the Last Tuesday poetry group are getting to meet the authors and the unpredictability of the events. They’re always chock full of surprises, from side-splitting humor to incredible poetry and everything in between. March was no exception for us. It started with a near last-minute change […]

Guilt in our Pockets: Poems from South India

by Danielle Champiet-Coronado   Braving the winter chill and the rain, I found a friendly face waiting in the Starbucks café at Barnes and Noble. It was Tuesday, the last Tuesday, and soon poets and poetry lovers would be gathering for the open mic session that evening. Fortune favors the bold and it certainly did! […]