Tag: poetry

I wrote this for Walter’s first birthday. I never got around to getting it nicely printed and framed, but I shared it with his dad. I’ll share it with you,…

This poem takes my breath away in its honest, simplicity and in the way it resonates with me. April is National Poetry Month, so… happy early Poetry Month! PS A…

My dad is alive, for the record. But living alone with him from age fourteen to age eighteen and watching him slide into a debilitating and enigmatic mental illness scared…

I am instituting a new tradition. Poetry Wednesdays. Because the English major in me just misses poetry. Terribly. Oh, how I loved writing about poetry! I even loved writing poetry,…