Glenda Cimino

Rookie (1946 / Atlanta, Georgia USA)

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Born in Atlanta, Georgia, I attended college in Sarasota, Florida and graduate school at Columbia U in New York, moving to Ireland in 1972, without finishing my PhD dissertation. I worked in social research and evaluation for about 10 years, then co-founded, with 7 friends, the legendary Beaver Row Press. I am a writer, editor, actor, director, journalist, gestalt practitioner in the Rebillot ... more »

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How beautiful the cicadas'song,

How holy the insect voices

Rise to heaven.

How homely and comforting

The steady trill of their choir

In the dark night.

Yet some say each cicada

Is the restless, reborn soul

Of a dead poet -

A spendthrift who did not respect

The gifts of his muse

But squandered his inspiration

Til the poems died, nameless,

While waiting to be born

And the silence grew deafening.

How with cicada's wings

He now fervently ...

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