Let's begin with the poem... What a week... On Monday, May 9th, 2022 at about 4:45pm, the news of my new role as Poet Laureate became official. By 5pm, my socials were on fire as was my inbox. I couldn't keep up with the incoming messages of joy and congratulations! (This is not my ego… Continue reading First Poem, First Week – Life of a Poet Laureate!
#NPM22 - INTIMACY - Poem a Day The Intimacy of Vacuuming the House on a Thursday Evening The dried clumps of mud on the kitchen floormake me feel like a bad motherand the chunks of crusted spinach and the rolling tufts of dog hair too When I open the canister on the vacuumdirt is overflowing into… Continue reading Intimacy & The Interview
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!