Author Archives: versealive

About versealive

Founder of the Louise Bogan Chapter of the Massachusetts State Poetry Society, grandmother of five budding poets, and married to Richard who writes poems for birthday parties.

Poetry Reading at Lunenburg, MA Library

MaryEllen Letarte and the Louise Bogan Poets will be reading their original poems on September 26, 2018. This celebration of Letarte’s 2018 book, Gathering, begins at 6:30PM at the Lunenburg Library and includes light refreshments. All welcome. Free, email … Continue reading

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Thirsty Lab Reading

MaryEllen Letarte will read poems from her second book, Gathering, Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at the Thirsty Lab Poetry Group, 206 Worcester Road, Princeton, MA. Additional poems read by Louise Bogan Poetry Group members. Refreshments and a good time on … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2018

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Meandering is Published!

MaryEllen Letarte and James B. Nicola announce new poetry books! Come and enjoy scones, tea, and poems read by MaryEllen Letarte and James B Nicola on Sunday, November 26, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00PM at the Lunenburg Public Library. Ms. … Continue reading

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Poetry Book Publication

For a preview of Meandering, my chapbook prompted by memories of family and life on this world called earth, go to Word Tech Publishers, CW Imprint. The poems are meandering as are the roads to publishing.

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HiĀ  readers! Look for a preview of my new chapbook Meandering at Word Tech, CW Imprint. The book was prompted by memories of my family and the need to remember more.

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Summer 2016

One blog a season is better than none. The spring and early summer were filled with family and events like Mother’s Day and funerals and special time with granddaughters. I have also submitted poems to many journals with little luck. … Continue reading

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