Caro’s Writing Perspectives

I write stories, poetry, and essays not only as a means of artistic expression but as conveyors of my complex emotions, ideas, and experiences in a condensed and impactful form. In my stories, poetry, and essays I explore personal experiences, investigate the human condition, and capture the world around me through the use of vivid imagery, figurative language, and other methods that I hope will resonate with you, dear reader, on a deep and emotional level. My wish is that my writings inspire, challenge, and transform you, as they do me.


How often will I hear from you?

Regular issues of Caro’s Writing Perspectives release every Wednesday and Saturday at 1:30 pm ET currently.


Of Note

  • My poems, Violet Circles and Sea Worthy, have been published at Spillwords.

  • My poem Riparian Resplendence is in Written Tales Chapbook, Volume #10–Nature’s Embrace. Paperback and Kindle copies of Written Tales Chapbook, Volume #10 are available at Amazon.

  • My short fiction, Magical Encounters has been published at Written Tales.

Where should I begin reading?

I’ve listed some of my favorite poetry, short stories, and essays below to get you started.




See some subscriber favorites that include some of mine listed above.


Tell me about Chat?

Chat is a private group chat only for the free and paid subscribers of Caro’s Writing Perspectives. Yes, we have our own little community! You can start a thread or respond to a thread anytime.

How can you participate?

  1. Substack Chat is available on the website, in the Substack app, or the “Join chat” button below.

  2. You can participate by tapping the Chat icon on the Substack app, the web, or the “Join chat” button. (You will see other Substack chats if you subscribe to other Substack websites.)

  3. Go to Caro’s Writing Perspectives Chat and tap on a thread to start interacting with me and other subscribers. Subscribers can reply to any thread at any time with text or an image, as well as react to replies.

  4. Tap on a message to react or leave a reply.

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The nitty gritty

Caro’s Writing Perspectives is reader-supported. By supporting this endeavor through a free or paid subscription, you encourage me to produce new and exciting content. As a free subscriber, you’ll receive access to stories, poetry, and essays. As a PAID subscriber ($8/month or $80/year), you'll receive full access to my library of short stories, poetry, and essays, participate in polls and Q&As, and be the first to get updates on my writing progress. You also may wish to show your appreciation of a particular piece instead of a subscription and buy me breakfast (a cup of coffee and a sandwich). Join me in celebrating the power of storytelling and become a subscriber today.


Me, me, me

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Caro Henry

In a previous life, I worked as a skilled web designer and data analyst (creative endeavors, to be sure). Nowadays, I spend my time writing stories, poetry, and essays, tending to my beautiful garden, and creating a welcoming environment for all the critters (domesticated and wild) that call my yard home.

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Caro Henry

Short story writer, poet, mother. Human. Nothing extraordinary. Never started a trend, fashion or otherwise (certainly not anything for which I have been credited). Proud member of PEN America.