Cynthia Gallaher

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Biography of Cynthia Gallaher

Cynthia Gallaher poet

Poet, playwright and lyricist named among 'Top 10 Requested Chicago Poets' by the Chicago Public Library and among '100 Women Making a Difference' by Today's Chicago Woman. Her nonfiction book " Frugal Poets' Guide to Life: How to Live a Poetic Life, Even If You're Not a Poet" won a National Indie Excellence Award.

Cynthia Gallaher's Works:

Frugal Poets' Guide to Life: How to Live a Poetic Life, Even if You Aren't a Poet from Bookbaby; Omnivore Odes: Poems About Food, Herbs and Spices from Finishing Line Press, Kentucky; Earth Elegance from March Abrazo Press, Chicago; Swimmer's Prayer through Missing Spoke Press, Seattle; Night Ribbons through Polar Bear Press, Chicago - anthologized in Stand Up Poetry and Boomer Girls: Poems by Women from the Baby Boom Generation, both from University of Iowa Press.

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Shabbona Swimming Pool

I feel warmth
from hot water pipes,
as I lean against the wall
to pull up my swimsuit.
Locker doors, pink as grapefruits,
wriggle like freshly-caught salmon.
I imagine painting high on the ceiling-
glossy souvenir plates
from Florida,

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