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A WOMAN OF A CERTAIN AGE

A WOMAN OF A CERTAIN AGE

by Mary K. O'Melveny

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ISBN-13: 9781635346725
Publisher: Finishing Line Press
Publication date: 09/14/2018
Pages: 46
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.11(d)

About the Author

Mary K O'Melveny, a recently retired labor rights attorney, lives in Washington DC and Woodstock, New York. Her poetry has been published in a variety of print and on-line journals, anthologies and poetry blog sites. Mary was the winner of the 2017 Raynes Poetry Competition sponsored by Jewish Currents Magazine and a Finalist for the 2017 Pangaea Award sponsored by The Poet's Billow. Mary was short-listed for the 2018 Fish Publishing Prize and won Honorable Mention in the 87th Annual Writer's Digest Writing Competition (Non-Rhyming Poetry) (2018). She is working on two new poetry collections. Her web site is http://www.marykomelvenypoet.com

Table of Contents

I Remember the First Time 1

Hot Flashes 2

A Short Bibliography of Secrets 4

Miss Manners Goes to the Hospital 8

Hospital Ecclesiastics 10

In Treatment 12

The Love of a Good Woman 13

Swimming in September 15

Fireflies 16

Declaration of Love 17

Hanukkah Glitter 18

Country Music 19

Yard Sale 21

This Is Our Life 23

The Risks of Our Lives 24

Flight 25

A January Murmuration 26

Object Lessons 27

Bird Sanctuary 30

Kilanovas 31

While Some Were Sleeping 33

Kindness 34

A Woman of a Certain Age 36

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