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Prolific Pulse Poetry Podcast

Prolific Pulse Poetry Podcast

By Lisa Tomey
The Prolific Pulse is all about poetry.
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Episode 9 - Poet Talk with Jill Sharon Kimmelman by Lisa Tomey

Prolific Pulse Poetry Podcast

Episode 9 - Poet Talk with Jill Sharon Kimmelman by Lisa Tomey

Prolific Pulse Poetry Podcast

Episode 12 - Poet's Connection - What it is to be a Woman
A poetry reading with contributors to Arlene Bice's anthology. "An anthology of women on fire! A collection of women coming from all directions of life, aflame to reveal who they are and how they came to be today’s woman! Women’s stories aired for the first time, in print, defiantly, daring you to challenge their choices in life whether they continue a contented life at home tending a happy family or strike out into the wilderness. The modern women of today lived more widely divergent lives than history has shown before. We are living longer with more freedom and taken advantage of a freedom to change oppressive lives to ones that blossomed us into beauties." Carol Grever is a recognized poet and nonfiction author. Glimpses, her 2013 poetry collection, won the top Colorado Authors’ League prize. Her memoir, Turnings, won 2017 honors. As an authority on mixed-orientation marriage, she’s interviewed on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, Anderson Cooper 360, and The Early Show. She can be found on Carol Melanie Winter is Director of Marketing and Content Writer for WinternetWeb Technologies. She creates content for clients to promote marketing and branding in her web development business. Melanie writes for a blog and local community history project and publication. Tammy Tillotson lives & writes in Chase City, Virginia. She has published poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction online, in print, and in multiple anthologies. Her first chapbook of poems, Lady Fingers, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2012. A former Missourian raised with Midwestern sensibilities, good barbecue and the St. Louis Cardinals, Vicki Silverman resides in Los Angeles with her husband and loves having her children and grandchildren living nearby. She is the author of Questions on Topics That Matter, a teacher at heart and a poet who writes about people and life experiences, proudly avoiding any subjects relating to the trivial nuisances technology has unleashed on all of us today. Barbara Truncellito has published four collections of poetry, In Fragile Twilight, Beyond the Seventh Poinsettia, Moonflowers, and In Tribes of Running Rain. She holds a BA in English and an MS in management. She resides on Long Beach Island , N.J. Arlene s bice is an author, speaker, educator, and editor. She hosts Poetry in Nature on selective Sundays, is a member of TAF, IWWG and founding member of Warren Artists’ Market. She lives in South Hill, Virginia. She is also the editor and contributing author to What it is to be a Woman. Lisa Tomey is a poet, author, podcaster, and editor. She has been a member of Living Poetry since 2012 and is currently one of the organizers. Her "baby" is Poet's Connection which is a group to unite poets, develop skills, and to share poetry with others.
October 25, 2020
Episode 13 - Poet Talk with Sarfraz Ahmed by Lisa Tomey
SARFRAZ AHMED lives and works in the East Midlands, professional trained as a careers adviser and has branched out as trainer, assessor, and a careers writer. He has been writing for poetry for eighteen years and has contributed his poems to many anthologies published over the years including; Paint the Sky With Stars, published by Re-invention UK and many others by published by the United Press, as well as many other contributions online. In his spare time he enjoys music and travelling and engaging with the arts. News Flash! Sarfraz has a new book coming out on November 2! It is his Children's Book, entitled My Teacher's an Alien Where can you find Sarfraz? Cosmo Funnel, Green Cat Books, Amazon
October 25, 2020
Episode 11 - Poet Talk with Annette Tarpley
Annette (Wengert) Tarpley hails from the United States, originally from Iowa, now resides in Virginia. She works as a nurse practitioner by day and poet by night, which she recently rekindled and has been writing with fervor. New to the online Facebook poetry community, in short span has received numerous accolades and awards including: Featured poet, Poem of the day, Poem of the month and several poems published on online poetry sites. She has published her book of poetry, “Poetry Potpourri,” which is available on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles, comprised of a variety of over 110 poems. A playlist of her poems can be found on YouTube, by “The Sparrow.” Annette is the founder and administrator of, “The Passion of Poetry,” and Moderator for “Motivational Strips,” and “Oxygen Pen” Facebook sites.  Annette's Website
October 18, 2020
Episode 4 Poet Talk - Featuring Lisa Tomey, Creator of the Prolific Pulse Poetry Podcast
Lisa Tomey has been a writer of poetry for several years, but it has been in the past 20 years when she has focused on developing her work. Starting the Tri-Write-Club online, she reached out to poets to offer their works for critique in exchange for critique, as admission to the group. This was all done anonymously. Lisa will share about this group and about what has happened since.  Reading from her chapbook "Heart Sounds" Lisa will share some of her "Tiny Poems" told in 14 words, from the 14 Words for Love project and some of her other poetry from this book.  You can find Lisa Tomey's Chapbook "Heart Sounds" on Amazon. Are you a poet who would like to be on the Prolific Pulse Poetry Podcast? Send an email to for information.  Check out Lisa's blog at "Prolific Pulse" As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.
October 16, 2020
Episode 10 - Poet Talk with Susi Bocks by Lisa Tomey
Susi Bocks, writer/author/poet, has self-published two books - Feeling Human and Every Day I Pause and is the Editor of The Short of It. You can find her work at or follow her on Facebook, where she invites you to read her thoughts to get to know her. Bocks' work has been published in the anthology SMITTEN: This Is What Love Looks Like: Poetry by Women for Women and in VitaBrevis, Spillwords, Literary Yard, and other literary magazines.
October 16, 2020
Episode 9 - Poet Talk with Jill Sharon Kimmelman by Lisa Tomey
JILL SHARON KIMMELMAN was nominated for a Pushcart Prize, in Poetry and Best Of The Net 2018. Publications include Vita Brevis Press, Spillwords Press, Yasou!A Celebration Of Life Ezine, Compositor, Writing In A Woman’s Voice blogspot, Poetic Musings, Delaware Boots On The Ground, and Better Than Starbucks.  Her passions include reading aloud, “cooking from the heart”, theatre, lively book discussions, and photography. She lives in Delaware with her husband Tim, and is the proud mother of her son Jordan. Jill can be reached on Facebook at You Are The Poem and Instagram
October 12, 2020
Episode 8 - Poet Talk with Kendra Jonnell by Lisa Tomey
Originally from N.C born in Wilson N.C. KENDRA "Kiki" JONNELL runs her own cab business and also dispatches. She enjoys reading, writing, and traveling.  She has been writing since childhood and get paid by others to write love letters. "Black Rose" is the first book of a series. White Roses will be the next book.  Kiki can be reached on Facebook: Kiki Jonnell or by email You can find her book "Black Roses" on Amazon Graphic Artist for Black Roses: Chi
October 11, 2020
Episode 7 - Poet Talk with Maxima Kahn by Lisa Tomey of Prolific Pulse Poetry Podcast
MAXIMA KAHN is a writer of poetry, essays and fiction. Her debut collection of poems, Fierce Aria, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2020. Her work has been featured in numerous literary journals and on popular blogs and she has twice been nominated for Best of the Net. She has received scholarships and fellowships to the Community of Writers at Squaw Valley and the Vermont Studio Center. Her popular workshops and one-on-one mentoring in poetry, creative writing and The Artist’s Way have helped hundreds of people to unleash their creative gifts, realize their aspirations and create lives of passion, purpose and deep play. Having taught formerly at the University of California, Davis Extension, she now teaches and blogs at You can get intimate, insider access to her creative projects and process at She is also an improvisational violinist, an award-winning composer and a dancer. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.
October 7, 2020
Episode 6 - Poet Talk with Brian Hayes by Lisa Tomey of Prolific Pulse Poetry Podcast
BRIAN L. HAYES, Geologist, Cook, Poet, Punster, writes poetry and plays bodhran while living in suburban Piedmont North Carolina, with his wife, a dog and two cats. An avid cook, who loves trying new recipes, he is the primary cook at home.  A fan of Irish music he has played at a local session.  His instrument of choice is the Bodhran. Being a chronic punster, he believes the shortest distance between two puns is a straight line.  He believes that poetry is emotion and thought condensed and expressed as purely as a writer can.  His past publications have included Windhover, Sandstorm, anthologies in India and Pakistan, including “Dreamers Never Die”, the United States, and a recently published chapbook, “Melancholy Love.” Website: Brian Hayes As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.
October 7, 2020
Episode 5 - Poet Talk with LaVan Robinson by Lisa Tomey of the Prolific Pulse Poetry Podcast
Veteran Larry Richardson started writing poetry in high school and as of October 2010 he published the second edition of  "Songs of Lala - the Poet" Richardson shared, "I love poetry and will use it to inspire people and bring them closer to God." He writes under the penname of LAVAN ROBINSON in honor of his mother, Mary Robinson. m  I met LaVan in a writer's group and when I mentioned I would like to have some poets read for a Meetup, he volunteered. Much of what LaVan writes is prose poetry and his talent with this is, well, you listen and you will likely be feeling the feels as much as myself and the many others who have been speechless after LaVan's words are dropped. He goes from a love poems to love of life poems to poems about the state of world from his perspective.  LaVan will be reading from his book as well as some other poems he has written since.  Link for Songs of LALA
October 5, 2020
Episode 3 - Poet Talk with Aruna Gurumurthy by Lisa Tomey of Prolific Pulse Poetry Podcast
ARUNA GURUMURTHY is an author and observer of human nature. Since her childhood in Mumbai, India, she has embarked on a journey of creative exploration and in her poems, tries to capture the beauty and art in the world. Aruna writes about wisdom and discovery to development in "Diya", to perceptions and change in "Buddha in The Brain", and celebration of love and motherhood in "Puppet Dolls”. Through her emphatic prose poems and sestinas, Aruna pens on a variety of themes and empowers people from many walks of life. An author of seven books and poetry collections since 2015, Aruna’s body of work also appears in the regional anthologies Heron Clan V & VI and the literary journals FewerThan500, What it is to Be A Woman, BlogNostics, Fine Lines and Grand Little Things, reflecting an insightful journey of struggles and jubilations on the path to peace. She lives with her loving family in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Aruna's most recent publication Down the Grassy Aisles is available on Amazon. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.
October 2, 2020
Episode 2 - Poet Talk with Marcella Remund by Lisa Tomey of Prolific Pulse Poetry Podcast
MARCELLA REMUND is a native of Omaha, Nebraska, and a South Dakota transplant, where she teaches at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion. She also serves as Faculty Advisor for the University’s only creative writing & literary student organization, the Vermillion Literary Project (VLP). Her poems have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies. She is the author of a chapbook, The Sea is My Ugly Twin (Finishing Line Press 2018), and her first full-length collection, The Book of Crooked Prayer, is out from Finishing Line in July 2020. In addition to her own writing and university teaching, Marcella has been teaching writer-ly classes and giving presentations in public community education settings for more than 20 years. These classes include a broad range of subjects, including beginning creative writing, journaling, dream journaling, an introduction to the Magdalene Laundries of Ireland, and more. I will be interviewing Marcella Remund and she will be reading poems from her latest book. Marcella Remund's poetry is available from Finishing Line Press or Amazon. Marcella Remund Web Page As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.
October 1, 2020
Prolific Pulse Poetry Podcast
Episode 1 introduces you to the Prolific Pulse Poetry Podcast. The purpose of this podcast is to share about poets and poetry.  Are you a poet who would like to be a guest on the Prolific Pulse Poetry Podcast?       Send your short bio, links to your works, and contact information to PPPP is a one-person operation, created and managed by Lisa Tomey Lisa Tomey is a poet and a poetry editor. Please send inquiries to The words and opinions of the guests are their own, not those of Anchor or the podcast manager. These podcasts are not studio grade. They may be a little quirky or have unexpected sounds, but this is a human running the machine and I hope that the purity will make a good kind of difference. Thank you for listening. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.
September 25, 2020