Welcome to my website

I believe poetry heals the mind, heart and soul.
  Two-Faced Doll is my first poetry book, published on the Amazon platform.
75 years (and counting) in the making, and I'm ready to share it with the world.


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About Me

Carli CarraraCarli Carrara was born in Far Rockaway, New York in 1938. She received her BA in psychology from Northeastern University. After completing her Masters in Special Education from Boston College she became a teacher of children with special needs, eventually developing her own curriculum incorporating poetry, science and the visual arts. In 1994, while teaching at Rhode Island College, she received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching Science and Mathematics.
When she retired, she enrolled in the Vermont College Low Residency program where she received her MFA in Poetry. Carli's poems have been published in many literary magazines, including The Breath of Parted Lips: Voices from the Robert Frost Place, Alehouse Press, Onion River Review, Phoebe and The MacGuffin. She teaches Tai Chi in Norton, MA. where she lives with her husband, Rich.
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. -Henry David Thoreau
That is what this website is all about. Welcome to my home, make yourself comfortable...

From the blog

Two-Faced Doll

Two-Faced Doll is my first poetry book, published on the Amazon platform. 75 years (and counting) in the making, and I'm ready to share it with the world. Paperback:  Paperback Book on … [Read More ...]

Barred Owl Retreat

Barred Owl Retreat is one of my favorite places to write and muse. The 15-room, 1920‘s colonial home is located just outside the city of Worcester, Massachusetts in the town of Leicester. The property … [Read More ...]

Tai Chi

Tai Chi is something I Love to do, and I do it everyday. I teach Tai Chi at my senior citizen community, and the results are remarkable! … [Read More ...]