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Sidestep Catapult Drives me Wild

Sidestep Catapult Drives Me Wild By Elizabeth Kirwin Buy Sidestep Catapult I woke this morning from a dream of wild animals carousing in the backyard – so I reached for the book beside my bed:  Sidestep Catapult, by Anne-Adele Wight. I found those same creatures described by my own unconscious lurking in her poems.  Some […]

Why Does Medical Marijuana Purchase Have to be So Hard from State to State?

After spending 2017-2019 in Colorado, and now living in New Jersey, I am absolutely a Medical Cannabis activist.  I feel there is really no need for recreational marijuana dispensaries in the U.S. if Medical Cannabis is made legal throughout the land. The problem is that we have been working on Medical Marijuana since the mid […]

NJ Medical Marijuana Program Too Long a Wait and Too Expensive

by Elizabeth Kirwin I applauded Governor Murphy during my last post for expanding the medical marijuana program to include conditions like chronic pain and anxiety.  I also want to give him a big KUDOS for the way he has handled the COVID-19 Pandemic in the state of NJ, right from the outset, deploying all of […]

Getting Your Medical Marijuana Card in NJ

Thank you so much Governor Murphy for opening up the Medical Marijuana laws in New Jersey. Now people with chronic pain can make the transition off opiods, which are highly addictive and not recommended for long-term use. Medical Marijuana laws in NJ also allow patients with Anxiety and Depression issues to cycle off the high […]

Penny Tration of Ru Paul’s Drag Race Season 5 to appear in Norfolk, VA for Pet Food Benefit

The event is hosted by local drag sensation Eunita Biskit, also known as ‘That Crazy Bearded Lady’ who has emceed drag shows in the Hampton Roads area for over five years.

Michael Rumaker – Fairy Poet

The second time I met Rumaker, he read, “The Fairies are Dancing All Over the World” to a crowded gallery full of people at the opening reception for the 75th Anniversary of Black Mountain College.

Author CAConrad Reads at Malaprop’s in Asheville on March 17th

CAConrad will give a reading at Malaprop’s Bookstore in downtown Asheville, NC on Thursday, March 17th, at 7pm.  Malaprop’s is located at 55 Haywood Street.  The direct phone number is 1-800-441-9829. Details for the event and other links can also be found on the author’s event page:  http://CAConradevents.blogspot.com. In The Huffington Post poet and novelist […]

FairiesInAmerica.com Poets at The Jubilant Thicket Literary Series, Philadelphia

The Fairy Gothic Ballads are imaginary narratives of the land and the people of Ireland, and tell of their precarious relationship to the faeries, a sublime race of beings who rule the wilderness areas and make incursions into the human realm. Visit the Fairy Music section of FairiesInAmerica.com to listen to free podcasts.

An Ancient Mare in Texas is Touched by Fairy Magic

When feeding my oldest mare yesterday, l noticed that she had a double braid in her lovely mane- something like a “lover’s knot” in the middle with 2 braids cleverly woven coming out of the knot on either side! (IMPOSSIBLE to untangle, so l let it be).

CAConrad is the Poetry Editor for FairesInAmerica.com

FairiesInAmerica.com was launched in April 2008 as a collective effort to accurately represent the creativity and unique philosophies of the faery community. The website publishes performance art, music, poetry, writing and visual art. FairiesInAmerica.com also features essays on sexuality, gender, spirituality and more. Currently, membership to the website is free and those who join may post to the blog, or comment on blogs or pages on the website.