This was my first book, from 2004. I actually edited and finished it the year before but I waited so I could publish it in my new married name.
Today, I am grateful for many things. There are the general things, like just another day to be alive and enjoy God’s blessings, and the more specific ones, like kind acts that take place during the day and moments when you realize the good in the world. It’s important (for me, at least) to make […]
I’m tired today. It’s been a long week and I feel it, and it shows.
One of my most popular poems over the years has been “Read the Label,” a poem I wrote long, long ago and published in my first book, The Difference Now. This poem was written for all those who have been a victim of verbal abuse.
Just who, exactly, reads my poetry? Since it’s the tenth anniversary of my very first book, The Difference Now (2004 link and the current one, in case you’re interested in buying it), I thought it might be fun to share what I’ve found out about some of the kind folks who have purchased my poetry.
One of the most popular poems I ever wrote was “The Difference Now.” This was the name of my first book and the title poem became one that people really resonated with. I included the poem in my New and Selected Poems book, and it’s really been a theme for my life. I decided to […]
I’ve written three poetry books so far, and in each case, I’ve painted the graphic for the covers, which has been a fun part of the process. You know people do judge a book by its cover, right?