May 23, 2022

Elaine Zentner

[Short] [Poem]


The Mentor (2015-10-26) cover story fiction writing

Is your writing a reflection of your soul? Or is it a biography of your life? Or a road map of your journey...?

Second Chance (2018-01-08) cover story short fiction horror

A heart that learns mercy can make amends. A hand that reaches out can be touched. Ideally, that is...

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3 a.m. Solitaire (2020-02-17) poem unrhymed

"Here it goes again, 3 a.m. solitaire..."

Blues in the Night: A Rondeau (2020-03-16) poem rhymed

"...His sax blaring like a rattlesnake bite..."

The Hawk (2020-05-25) poem unrhymed

"...Feathers glinting flecks gold and amber on cream..."

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Elaine Zentner
Elaine Zentner

Elaine grew up in Cleveland, Ohio where she developed a love for reading and writing in elementary school. At age eighteen she met Allen Ginsberg at a party. He read several of her poems then told her she had a talent for writing, but was rather immature in her views. She has since matured -- to a degree.

Elaine finds that she writes best if there's a little old school blues in the background. A cup of hot tea works for her, too. She gets her inspiration from listening to people gripe about useless stuff.

She lives with her husband, Paul and her chow mix, Lola in Citrus Heights, California. She is also co-organizer of a writers' critique group in Sacramento, California.