Old Frog Pond Poem of the Month

 I’m delighted to have my poem “A Cricket Has Been Calling” featured as the poem of the month on the Old Frog Pond Farm & Studio website. For those in the Boston area, please check out two highly recommended events at the farm, which is located in Harvard, MA: an Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit on Sept. 10 and Plein Air Poetry on Sept. 17.


Wonderful to be at the Thoreau Farm in Concord with Massachusetts Walking Tour last night.

What great musicians and great energy, and Thoreau was actually born here in this modest farmhouse.  Came outside after the music and my reading

to delight in the beautiful fields, lightning flashes, downpours, a rainbow in the east and some light still in the western sky. The tour members are walking between Walden Pond to Mount Wachusett, with a concert every night through July 2. Thoreau once did, pioneering a future Thoreau walking trail and bringing awareness of land use and artistic diversity on their bipedal tour.

I’ll be reading Tuesday, June 27, at 6 pm at the Thoreau Farm, 341 Virginia Road, Concord, as part of the Massachusetts Walking Tour’s kickoff event for the second leg of the group’s tour from Thoreau’s Walden Pond to Wachusetts. The MA Walking Tour gives an annual bipedal tour promoting local arts and culture.

The 6-7 pm program June 27 will also feature an ocarina player and and a songwriter, and from 7-8 is a concert. There’s a day hike that morning from Walden Pond to Acton, if anyone’s game.

See their website for all their hikes and concerts, all of which are free: http://masswalkingtour.org/2017-tour/ June 27: **KICK OFF EVENT Concert – Thoreau Farm 341 Virginia Rd. Concord, MA 01742 SHOW: 6-8pm | COST: FREE Local Performers: Wendy Drexler-Poet, Ben Blum, Ric Allendorf