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Nancy Simpson's LIVING ABOVE THE FROST LINE, New and Selected Poems was published by Carolina Wren Press (N.C. Laureate Series, 2010.) She is the author of ACROSS WATER and NIGHT STUDENT, State Street Press, still available on WWW at Alibris and Books Again. Her poems have been published in Southern Poetry Review, Prairie Schooner, The Georgia Review and other literary magazines. "Carolina Bluebirds" was published in THE POETS GUIDE TO THE BIRDS, Anhinga Press). "Grass" was reprinted in the 50th Anniversary Issue of Southern Poetry Review: DON'T LEAVE HUNGRY ( U.of Arkansas Press.) Seven poems were reprinted in the textbook, SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN POETRY,(McFarland.) Two poems were published in SOLO CAFE, Two more poems were published in SOLO NOVO."In the Nantahala Gorge" was published in Pisgah Review. "Studying Winter" was reprinted in Pirene's Fountain Anthology and "The Collection" in Collecting Life Anthology. Most recently, Southern Poetry Review Edited by James Smith, published "Our Great Depression," and The Southern Poetry Anthology Vol. VII: NORTH CAROLINA,Edited by William Wright, reprinted "Leaving in the Dead of Winter."

Friday, November 5, 2010

NOVEMBER DAYS IN THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS Nov. 5, 2010



No frost, no hard freeze, lovely days only, with bright autumn leaves and flowers still blooming.












3 comments:

My Carolina Kitchen said...

Your fall photos are gorgeous Nancy. We left a couple of weeks ago for Florida and missed some of the foliage. Glad to know we haven't had a freeze.

Have a wonderful weekend.
Sam

Judy Roney said...

These photos are amazing, Nancy. What incredible scenery you have there above the frostline. I heard we had a hard frost and snow predicted in Maggie Valley. I would love to have seen that but had to get back to Florida. Enjoy your piece of paradise.

Nancy Simpson said...

Sam and Judy, Hello my friends who flee to Florida at the first sign of cold. That's fine. I love you all just the same. And it is not as if I didn't have the same big plan of "back and forth," since I was born and raised in the tropics. I'm here now and have to stay here. My only hope is that we will not have a repeat of last year's winter weather with snow in Jan. Feb. March, and April.

I feel I should tell you there is so much going on here with the writers that I never have time to catch my breath nor think about the weather. Friday I finally did remember to order fuel.

Stay safe. I will see you again one day.