Poetry can bring solace when someone we love has died, whether calling upon religious faith, reminding us of the strength and resilience of the human spirit, or simply providing a soothing pattern of rhythm and sound. Poetry can also serve as a loving tribute to keep the memory of the one we lost alive. In … Continue reading The Poem I Never Wanted to Write
I recently joined an online forum for writers and visual artists sponsored by The Woven Tale Press. One of the members shared a short video she'd made to promote one of her short stories. Her video turned out well, so I thought I'd give it a whirl. I wrote "Cape Elizabeth: 1962" years ago, but … Continue reading A Video First: “Cape Elizabeth: 1962”
. . . to ponder. At this time in my life, I feel a kinship with Robert Frost because both New Hampshire and Vermont claim him as their own. Both states lay equal claim to me as well. I hope you enjoy his meditation on "Fragmentary Blue."
And now, for everything you never wanted to know about me! I am very appreciate of Fiona Mcvie’s dedication to getting the word out about hard-working authors everywhere.
Hello and welcome to my blog, Author Interviews. My name is Fiona Mcvie.
Thank you, Fiona. It’s good to meet you.
Let’s get you introduced to everyone, shall we? Tell us your name. What is your age?
My name is Elizabeth Gauffreau, but I’ve always been called Liz. I’m a Baby Boomer.
Fiona: Where are you from?
I’ve lived in Nottingham, New Hampshire since 2001. I lived in Virginia (mostly) for twenty years before that, when my husband was in the Navy. I graduated from high school in Enosburg Falls, Vermont, which is the hometown I identify with from childhood.
Fiona: A little about yourself (ie, your education, family life, etc.).
I am married to my high school sweetheart. We have a married daughter living in sunny San Diego.
I grew up as a P.K. (Preacher’s Kid) in New England in the 1960s. My family moved around some until we…
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