sitting down with kelly fineman

#19 in the Poetry Potluck Series, celebrating National Poetry Month 2010.

  “Tea with Rosebuds in Romantic Cup” by Michael Paul.
(Available as a print here.)

 

You’re just in time for a cup of tea!

Now, if I said, “Jane Austen,” “poetic forms,” “dead white poets” and garden gnomes, whom would you think of?

Kelly Fineman of course! Like me, you’re probably a fan of Writing and Ruminating, where Kelly displays her literary brilliance on a daily basis. For almost three years, I’ve been reading her amazing blog and I’m not bragging one bit when I say that as a result I’m much smarter ☺. *basks in newfound intelligence*

When it comes to poetry, Kelly knows her stuff. When she features a poem, there’s usually a detailed explication, a bit of backstory, personal notes, even illuminating digression. Yes, Kelly loves to digress . . .

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