In it in the smell of Spring’s breezy exhalation:my anxious youth track meets where I hid under the bleachers and criedclassrooms wet with stifled heat and math I didn’t understandteachers who understood my passion for wordsthe wobbly possibility of a lunch-hour romancethe first time I shaved my legs brown hairs curling down the tub drain… Continue reading Poem 141 – In it & more
The literary life keeps me gosh-darn busy! And boy am I grateful! On the plate this week - tonight, as a matter of fact! - is Poetry At The Manor Volume 4! Each year, Windsor Poet Laureate Marty Gervais teams up with the City's Cultural Affairs Office to present Poetry at the Manor, an intimate… Continue reading Poetry At The Manor & BookFest Windsor – Oh the Literary Gems!
BOOK TOUR NEWS! READ ALL ABOUT IT! BOOK TOUR NEWS! With my book launch a couple of weeks behind me...yet still alive in my bones, I've been moving forward with my book tour. It's been a blast and I know it will continue to be! Folks have suggested that the trio and I create a… Continue reading BOOK TOUR – IN WINDSOR; HAZEL PARK, Michigan
I cried twice on the day of my book launch. (Three if you count during my reading!) I was sitting at my dining room table making notes on printed out pages of my poetry. Each page had one poem on it and the notes I was making were about the poem – how it was born,… Continue reading Reflections Post Book Launch