Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Poetic Obituaries: Leonard [Cirino] was a prolific writer.

He is the author of twenty chapbooks and sixteen full-length collections of poetry since 1987 from numerous small presses. He moved to Springfield, Oregon, when he retired, offering home care for his 97-year-old-mother Marjorie, and working full-time as a poet. His 100-page collection, Omphalos: Poems 2007, was published in spring, 2010 from Pygmy Forest Press. A 64-page selection, Tenebrion: Poems 2008, is from Cedar Hill Publications, in 2010. His 60-page collection, Triple Header is due from Cervena Barva Press, E. Somerville, MA, next year. He has two other full-length collections that have been accepted that will be available in 2011 or 2012. His full-length collection, Chinese Masters, is from March Street Press, 2009.

from Literrata: Poet Leonard Cirino (1943-2012)


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