I am a believer in community, and I am a believer in magic. Both of these beliefs have come true through The Mezzo Cammin Women Poets Timeline Project.
In 2006 I founded Mezzo Cammin, www.mezzocammin.com, the online formalist journal by women, after participating in a 2005 seminar on forgotten women poets at the West Chester University Poetry Conference. The title Mezzo Cammin, which means “middle path,” seemed fitting, coming by way of Dante, then Longfellow, then Judith Moffett, who allowed us to publish her poem “Mezzo Cammin” in the first issue. Women poets were well on their way on the journey. As Moffett emphasizes, “The grass is green here too.” Continue reading