Poetry as Remembrance and Inspiration

On a beautiful, late summer afternoon, CNY Branch President and two past-presidents gave a reading in tribute to the late Pearl Newton Rook on Saturday, September 21st at the Newark-Arcadia Historical Society Museum in Newark, NY. Immediate past-president Marcy Gardner (shown above, left) organized the encomium in coordination with the Historical Museum, offering opening remarks to the group before reading Pearl's poems "More than Special and Archives." Mary followed her reading of Pearl's work with poems of her own which reflected the spirit of the late Pen Woman's poetry through "Poets of a Similar Mind" and "Downsizing." Mary also read poetry contributions from former CNY Branch member El

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