Jumping the River

thunderstorm, lightning, lake

By Carol Amato

Carol Amato’s poetry has appeared in many journals and anthologies, most recently: The Peterborough Poetry Project Anthology; The Poet’s Touchstone (New Hampshire Poetry Society); 2019 Connecticut River Review prize winner; Avocet, A Journal of Nature Poetry; The Aurorean, Cape Cod Cultural Center’s Mutual Muses ekphrastic 2020 exhibition and others. She is also nominated for a Pushcart Prize nominee. She is a natural science educator and wrote a ten book nature series published by Barron’s Educational Series, Inc. and Backyard Pets: Exploring Nature Close to Home. John Wiley & Sons. Her passion is to instill the love of nature and concern about the environment in children.