image1Like Summer Grass | a new book of poems

The poems in Like Summer Grass offer their tender recollections of a family from a mother who stands by, learning to let go of the children in the ordinariness of time—the house a bit untidy, cheerios on the breakfast table, daddy and husband on hand, hearts full—leaving us “with a memory/ of longer days/ and childhood rising.”
Carol Frost, author of eleven books of poetry; four Pushcart Prizes

Stacy Barton weighs the newly won freedom of the empty nest against the profound guilt of letting go, “I stand aside, a necessary spectator/ to the miracle of your unveiling.” Not an enviable task for a mother of four and yet the results are equal parts awe and heartbreak.
Richard Peabody, editor, Gargoyle

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FRESH MUSINGS:

Working on a “Book Trailer”

February 24, 2015

Going to try my hand at creating a “book trailer” — most of you know I love creating video “medleys” of family gatherings…so I will try this here. We will see if my indy press will let me “release” it! Ha. They have fantastic taste and would never let me put something out that might […]

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Help a Young Artist!

January 17, 2015

…who happens to be my daughter. Our girl Olivia Lynn Barton is working to get into Berklee School of Music in Boston next year & snatch up both a vocal performance and songwriter scholarship if she can manage it…otherwise we simply can’t afford it. So, this is a shameless ASK to those of you who love my artistry…check out […]

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