Growing Time

a cento


Source & Method

From, in order: Jennifer Grotz, Medbh McGuckian, Mary Oliver, Evie Shockley, Lucille Clifton, Sarah Kay, Janice N. Harrington, Amy Lowell, Sylvia Plath, Helene Johnson, Hilda Morley, Laura Tohe, Rita Dove, Louise Glück, Maggie Smith, January Gill O’Neil, Lynda Hull, Jennifer O’Grady, Margaret Atwood, Gail Mazur, Brenda Hillman, Audre Lorde, Anne Spencer, June Jordan, and Moya Cannon.

Taryn Ocko Beato is a poet, mixed media artist, and audiobook producer. Her art is inspired by nature and focuses largely on combining disparate materials and text to create something new. Taryn’s poetry has been published or is forthcoming in eris & erosPlants & Poetry, and Rue Scribe. She lives in New York with her husband, son, and sweet rescue dog, Darby.


Issue 23