Carol Potter is the 2014 winner of the Field Poetry Prize from Oberlin College Press for her fifth book of poems, Some Slow Bees. Other awards include a Creation Grant from the Vermont Arts Council, 2019, the 1998 Cleveland State Poetry Center award for her book, The Short History of Pets, and the Balcones award as well as a Pushcart Award and residencies at Yaddo, MacDowell, The Fundacion Valparaiso and Millay Colony of the Arts. Publications include poems in The American Poetry Review, Poetry, The Green Mountains Review, Hotel Amerika, Sinister Wisdom,The Kenyon Review, Hayden’s Ferry, The Massachusetts Review, The Los Angeles Review,Poet Lore, River Styx and the anthology of contemporary Vermont poetry, Roads Taken.
Lion Cub & Whales
We’d taken to being clever, or is that merely mischievous?