Sharon Weinstein’s creative vision centers around these ideas:
* Poetry is about the truth bared.
* It also the act of shaping your feelings and observations into a beautiful whole.
* A good poem needs to be aesthetically sound, beautiful on the tongue, and an oral gift to its listeners.
Here are two short examples.
He studies his plate.
She studies him.
ON TURNING FIFTY
I have stopped
in a place
in an O
Dr. Sharon Weinstein (at email@example.com) is a Virginia Beach poet who writes poems from an interdisciplinary perspective. She is a classical musician, watercolor and Asian Brush Painting artist, who is an emotionally evocative writer and speaker. She has performed from her book of poems, Celebrating Absences, and given creative workshops at many national venues, including as Keynote Speaker for the International Society of Poets in Washington, D.C.; in Portland, Oregon; Tennessee State University at Johnson City; at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Berklee College of Music in Boston, and many other venues.