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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."

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

THE BEST OF OUR AUGUST 2016 Perennial Garden in the middle of a Deciduous Forest

Welcome to our full sun perennial garden, situated on a mountain in the middle of a deciduous forest.  August, 2016 has been bright in colors of red, purple, gold and other vivid shades: Red Salvia with Dusty Miller, Gloriosa Daisies, False Sunflowers,  Purple Coneflowers and wild asters.

Butterflies on Queen of the Meadow, also Crepe Myrtle with Butterfly Bush and Purple Cone Flower.

"Grow Flowers...That is what I do on Cherry Mountain when not growing poems."
 --     Nancy Simpson

1 comment:

Glenda Council Beall said...

Beautiful garden, Nancy. You have a great gift for growing flowers and poems. My butterfly bush never does much for me. I get few blooms and a few butterflies. Wish I had your gift.