The rise and descent
of the cicadas' shrill plea
mocks the ocean surf
Sue Neufarth Howard - Poet
Cincinnati native, published poet, visual artist, former business writer in marketing and
sales training; retired.
Graduate of Miami University, Oxford, Ohio (Speech-Radio/TV) and University
of Cincinnati Evening College (Associate in Art).
Member, Greater Cincinnati Writers League (GCWL) and Colerain Artists.
Received Third Prize and/or Honorable Mention in several Ohio Poetry Day
Contests since 1998. 1983 Poet Laureate for Clifton Heights/Fairview - Cincinnati
Recreation Commission Neighborhood Poetry Contest.
Poems published in the Journal of Kentucky Studies - 25th Anniversary Edition;
the Mid-America Poetry Review; Nomad's Choir; The Incliner - Cincinnati Art Museum;
the Creative Voices Anthology of the Institute for Learning in Retirement, City of
Cincinnati; in several For a Better World - Poems on Peace and Justice by Greater
Cincinnati Artists anthologies; and Poetic Hours Magazine, Carlton, England.
Poetry chapbooks self published via Lulu.com in 2012: TreeScapes, EarthWords,
and In and Out of the Blue Zoo.