I love to put the experiences and observations of every day into words, in the form of poetry – turning the ordinary into the extraordinary. I believe in connecting with the natural world, and am honored to be able to share that connection in this particular form. I hope you will join me here, take a few moments to read, relax, contemplate. Thank you.

My background:

Carol became addicted to the cathartic and highly personal nature of poetry as a child. She has taught poetry writing and appreciation to children and adults, and has had the good fortune to serve as a poet-in-residence for Clark Elementary School in Franklin, Indiana. She has also presented poetry workshops for librarians at the Children & Young People’s Division library conferences, and was awarded “Outstanding Teaching in the Field of Poetry” by the Barbara Juster Esbensen teaching award committee. Carol’s poems have been published in anthologies, journals, and magazines such as Frogpond, Branches, Etchings, The Journal of Modern Haiku, The Vision, and Cricket Media. In 2019, she published her first book of poetry, Diary of the Soft World (see the “My Book” page on this website).

Holding a B.A. in Music, Carol has performed in the U.S., Canada, and the UK. Ensembles to her credit include Shilombish, White Elk, Zionsville Flute Choir, American Crow, and Encomium Ensemble. As well as being a vocalist, Carol also performs on Native American style flute, bass guitar, guitar, bass lute/gallichon, and silver flute.

Also an avid equestrian, Carol is a certified Equine Sports Massage Therapist, and loves to spend time with her mule, Andromeda.

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(Photo by Warren Lynn)