The Poetry Distillery is an online literary journal established in 2018 publishing poems sown at the Poetry Barn, a Hudson Valley library and literary center.

Words From the Menacing Lurker

totally under siege   lies   what a disaster   what a disaster  
we need much more than wind   tremendous   tremendous   damaging effect   lies  a
total disaster


—Ana C.H. Silva

Ana C. H. Silva lives in East Harlem, NYC and Olive, NY. Her poems are in Podium, Rogue Agent, The Mom Egg Review, the nth position, Snow Monkey, Chronogram, StepAway Magazine, Anemone Sidecar, Between the Lines, and Shantih Journal. Ana created Olive Couplets, an Olive, NY community-based poetry work, and Lines in the Woods, an outdoor, interactive poetry installation at the CHHS in Rosendale, NY. Ana curates the MER online Gallery. She won the inaugural Rachel Wetzsteon Memorial PoetryPrize at the 92nd St. Y Unterberg Poetry Center.



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