I am very pleased to have been chosen to read at this event celebrating poetry published by New Hampshire poets in 2021! The event is sponsored by New Hampshire Poet Laureate Alexandria Perry.
Genre Revisited I have always been fascinated by one of the most basic aspects of the writing process: deciding which genre will best align with the experience I feel inspired to write about. Am I trying to convey a particular emotion? Am I trying to work out the mystery of why people behave the way … Continue reading Youth Group Picnic: A Tale of Two Genres
My debut poetry collection, Grief Songs: Poems of Love & Remembrance, was inspired by family photographs. Some photographs prompted my own memories, while others were taken before I was born or when I was too young to remember. The following account of my baptism came from a biography of my life titled, "An Account of … Continue reading Grief Songs Excerpt: “First Sacrament”