Cheryl Lynn Moyer Peele

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Cheryl Lynn Moyer Peele
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Retired FEMA inspector, environmentalist, activist, Unitarian Universalist, special education teacher and poet, lives and writes in Montgomery, Alabama. I have attended workshops with Franz Wright in Provincetown, MA in Oct.2005 and with Robert Pinsky in Camden, NJ at Rutgers in 2005. I am published in Write On, Poetic Hours, Penwood Review, Down in the Dirt, Distinguished Writings, Bell's Letters, Alabama Anthology 2006 and Alabama Poet's Society 2006. I have a Master's Degree in Public Administration from Penn State University and a Masters in Education from Alabama State University. more »

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  • Cheryl Lynn Moyer-peele Cheryl Lynn Moyer-peele (1/29/2017 8:01:00 AM)

    Thank you Madhabi Banerjee!

  • Madhabi Banerjee Madhabi Banerjee (1/29/2017 1:51:00 AM)

    thanks. I love your poem and enjoy much

  • Tushar Ray Tushar Ray (2/19/2015 6:09:00 PM)

    Thanks, I deeply enjoyed your poem. This is a fascinating true story that I also read about, and believe on his rebirth in a new body. I came to read your poem as a cross reference from my poem on Lord Buddha. Please come to read mine.

  • Chris Mendros (7/23/2008 11:22:00 AM)

    Technically sound but spontaneous as a hot ember after a fire, Cheryl's poetry pushes the limits of the American-English dialect. By combining the structural soundness of a studied poet with the curious wonder of a child-like spirit, her work illustrates the potential of the American mind.
    While Cheryl does God’s work “for a living, ” the youthful exuberance of her creative writing, juxtaposed with an honest real-world perception, conveys an indomitable joy that dwells in her heart- in defiance of troubling realties- to produce poetry that should stand strong among the treasures of the American canon.
    Or, more accurately and concisely, what Carole said: >)

  • Carole Clark (5/19/2007 8:07:00 AM)

    rebirthing without a psychiatrist or midwife

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Best Poem of Cheryl Lynn Moyer Peele

Manifestation Of A Buddha

A child missing for a year in remote Nepal,
re-emerges now 'The Enlightened one, '
the reincarnated Buddha, cross-legged
beneath a tree. No sign of ten months
of hunger or thirst for anything but silent prayer.
Bamjon, last seen by tens of thousands
in 2005 now has shoulder length hair
with his body wrapped in a simple white cloth.
People are walking to see him, to be touched
by a God, some believe. These terrible times
have called him forth. Molding him into
Buddha himself, who said, “All that we are
is the result of what we have thought.
The mind is ...

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