September 3, 2011 10:15 PM

Timothy Finn | Poet Cheri Woods’ songs go straight for the heart

On paper, her words resonate. They deliver the intended narrative or declaration or sense of loss and regret. But when Cheri Woods takes a stage and performs her poems as songs, without a note of musical accompaniment, the resonance is deeper, more profound, more sprung from a wounded and weary heart.

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