Category Archives: Writing

First Published Poem!

Hi Friends, My Clan has just appeared in Crack the Spine Literary Journal, Issue 122. You’ll find it here. (Just click on my name.) Such a thrill to close the loop!

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Last night I couldn’t sleep – jet lag, probably, but I kept thinking about Fields of Gold, “A story of two sisters.” Pam Morrison wrote the words, some her own and some from her sister Annie, who was dying of … Continue reading

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Death, Ownership, and Freedom in America

When will we ever learn? Peter, Paul and Mary have been on my mind. But I remembered it wrong. The lyric is really “When will they ever learn,” with a distancing I find inauthentic. I’m more inclined to wallow in … Continue reading

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