Warmer Waters

In memory of Mimi Ward, who passed away ten years ago and in honor of Lucy Bogue who celebrates ten years of remission from leukemia.  I wrote this poem thinking of both of them at the time, and there is sadness today that makes me think of these geese, and joy that makes me grateful […]

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Eldest

The life force that propelled her way into our world took my breath away. Immediately we began a dance, connecting and disconnecting. From the first moment she could use her vocal chords, her song was strong. At five she chose the violin; at twelve she chose voice; at fifteen she followed her passion all the […]

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