Please find and enjoy examples of my poetry here. You may also find more of my poetry on my Facebook page KP The Word and on my Instagram page @kptheword.
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Ode to Pleasure by Karen Ponzio
This is one of a series of odes to be published in a book called Modern Odes coming soon.
Infamous by Karen Ponzio
This poem, a tribute to Leonard Cohen written just prior to his death, was published in early 2017 in Issue #3 of The Cut-Up as part of a special section in tribute to artists who passed in 2016.
Artwork and Drawings
Here are a few examples of the art work I create. The medium used for the drawings is black marker on paper. The medium for poems is manual typewriter on parchment.
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This piece was on display at the Nasty Women Art Exhibit at the Institute Library in New Haven, CT in 2017 and was featured at my art exhibit held at New England Brewing Company in Woodbridge, CT also in 2017. It is currently sold.
Tear, Torn #1
This piece was on display at Three Sheets in New Haven, CT as part of their Art in the Back, Music in the Front series in 2017 as well as my art exhibit at New England Brewing Company in Woodbridge, CT.
Pieces such as this one were also on display at Three Sheets in New Haven as part of their Art in the Back, Music in the Front series in 2017 as well as my art exhibit at New England Brewing Company in Woodbridge, CT.
I am host of the ongoing Second Wednesdays Open Mic at Best Video in Hamden, CT. Details of the event can be found here. I often read my poetry at these events as well.
No other poetry readings are currently scheduled.
(cover photo credit: Daniel Eugene)
cafe nine 2015
Photo credit: Daniel Eugene
The Word According to KP
The Word According to KP, a bi-weekly show Sundays at 10 AM on CygnusRadio.com featuring poetry, spoken word, and lyrically driven songs as well as the people who are involved in writing and performing them. Listen live or On Demand here.
I am a journalist reporting on the art scene in New Haven, CT for the New Haven Independent. You can find my articles and reviews here.
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Caveman and Telegram Scam Pass Around the Love
My first review for the New Haven Independent from 12/16/16.