Kay B. Day
freelance correspondent, author, speaker
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Links to  a few sample works by Kay B. Day

Essays and Columns

A cure-all for the lovestruck: call the poetry surgeons
Read about a love poem clinic.
Christian Science Monitor, print and online

She can't pass by when an animal needs help
What do you do when you see a pregnant dog who's been abandoned?
Christian Science Monitor (print and online)

A tiny fruit inspires sweet memories
My experience with a kumquat tree.
Christian Science Monitor (print and online)

Florida poets at the Library of Congress
Essay about reading with other Florida poets at the LOC.
Florida Times Union (print and online)

Mandarin family has its own free-range chicken
The chicken who came in from the cold and stayed
Florida Times Union (print and online)

Terror in the Sunshine State
Everyone else wrote about the Miami Seven. I wrote about Liberty City.
Family Security Matters (online)

Shooting ourselves in the foot
Why Americans abroad should think before they speak.
Originally published at Family Security Matters

Articles and Interviews

Combining art with horticulture: it's bonsai
A new perspective on an old art form.
Florida Times Union (print and online)

An Interview with the editor of Poetry, Christian Wiman
Insight from the top poetry editor in America.
The Writer Magazine (online exclusive)

What makes a poem rise above the ordinary?
Award-Winning poets weigh in.
The Writer Magazine (online exclusive)

Family brings Afghanistan's culture to library
A remarkable family builds hope in America.
St. John's Sun (print and online at Florida Times Union site)

It was a cold-blooded attack
A boy, his dogs and a snakebite.
Florida Times-Union, print and online

Reviews

IMAX Film, Secrets of the Past
St. John's Sun (print and online at Florida times Union site)

IMAX Film Bears
St. John's Sun (print and online at Florida Times Union site)

The Quarry (by Dan Lechay)
ForeWord (print and online)

Poetry

The Wishing Sky
Florida Times Union (print and online)

BFF
Poetry Circle Editor's Picks (online)

Three Poems at Perihelion

Reading with Mira at Fairfield Review

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