BY VIRGINIA WALKER
Islander Richard Varney died on May 28 in the Kanas Hospice after a long battle with cancer. As he told his friends, he misjudged how much time he had left. In early May he and I were planning a summer relaunch of the Art Barnett Poetry Roundtable which meets Tuesdays at 4 p.m. in the Shelter Island Library.
Virginia Walker of Hay Beach has a poem in a new collection, “Poets 4 Paris, Poems in Response to November 13, 2015.” The bi-lingual volume of poems in French and English by 35 poets answers the terrorist attacks in Paris with reflections on the meaning of Paris to the world. (more…)
Need a break after the election and before preparing for Thanksgiving?
Virginia Walker of Hay Beach offers a brunch for a worthwhile charity. (more…)
This is the first in the series of posts featuring the creativity of students at the Shelter Island School. Leading off the series is 11th grade poet Johnny Sturges, who graces us with two poems. (more…)