Dear friends, I have begun an extraordinary career and life shift. I have made three critical choices: I am no longer Poet Laureate. I resigned in mid-September. There was no grand announcement, no press release. In an effort to maintain my creative integrity and explore this very different, very exhilarating new career path, I chose… Continue reading Three Life Changes, a Letter
The Letter but firsta letterunloaded wordshandwritten on fancy paper because it calms me downbecause it helps me reflectbecause it makes me smilebecause it’s not 1897 but it still is 1897it always is the perfect day hour minute to handwrite s letter I can feel the ghostof a corset tight-grippingmy ribs I can smell the densemanure of my chuffing horseas it… Continue reading Poem 190 – The Letter & Gertrude’s Writing Room July Hours!
And then I got today's mail. Oh yes, sweet joy! The new edition of Poets & Writers Magazine. I love this magazine. It moves me in ways that only it can. I wanted to tell the editors this, so I wrote them a letter. And they published it! In a high-lighted box! Holy smokes -… Continue reading Letter Published in Poets & Writers Magazine! *She cries*