Cynthia Manick

Poet and Storyteller

Cynthia Manick - Poet and Storyteller

Author of Blue Hallelujahs, Curator of Soul Sister Revue, and East Coast Editor of Jamii Publishing

"A Taste of Blue" Published by The Academy of American Poets

Poem "A Taste of Blue" featured in the Academy of American Poets Poem-A-Day Series. The release includes a history of the poem and an audio recording.


I tell my father about the way
I collect small things
in the sacs of my heart—

thick juniper berries
apple cores that retain their shape
and the click of shells
that sound like an oven baking. . . . . . . .