Lois Read

Rookie - 105 Points (1/17/26 / Chicago, Illinois)

Biography of Lois Read

Lois Read, retired Art Teacher, began writing poems in the 1980s, has been published in The Connecticut River Review, winning a 'best in issue' for her poem Barefoot Queen. She has published two chapbooks, is preparing to publish a third.

Lois Read's Works:

Once Upon a Time is Now

Breathing Color

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Small Packages

The hickory nut
has much to teach
about the specialness
of 'small'

I used to pick them up
on morning walks,
tiny nuts, green husks
split open from their fall,

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