This week is our final National Poetry Month episode. We have so enjoyed bringing you a smattering of poetry alongside our usual short stories.IMG_2172

Margaret Adams is a Maine-born writer and family nurse practitioner living in Seattle, Washington. A former columnist for The Bangor Daily News and a Pushcart Prize nominee, her stories and essays have most recently appeared in The Bellingham Review, The Portland Review, and The Delmarva Review. When not at her day job or bike-commuting, Margaret enjoys patronizing coffee shops, hiking, and checking too many books out of the library.  Her website is

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Charles O’Hay is the author of two collections—Far from Luck (2011) and Smoking in Elevators (2014)—both from Lucky Bat Books. His work has appeared in over 125 journals, including New York Quarterly, Cortland Review, and Gargoyle. A sampling of his poems and photographs can be seen at


Happy listening,