So April has been designated National Poetry month and I wonder: Is it because nobody reads poetry during the other 11 months of the year that we have to force-feed it to folks during April? (yes.) Or, is it a wonderful opportunity for poets to pause and celebrate the air we breathe and for readers … Continue reading National Poetry Month Check-In
Apparently Santa is a lover of poetry! On Monday the US postal service delivered my first chapbook into my greedy-happy hands and it felt like Christmas Day. Then, on Thursday night, I got to read from that little book to an audience of former teachers, students, family, friends old and and new. My kids behaved … Continue reading Early Christmas!