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Which Poem Was It?

There is a chapter in my book, “There’s Always a Miracle, True Stories of Life Before and After Death,” about when, as a Hospice Nurse, a read a poem to…Read More »



Wound Nurse Poem in HEAL

My poem “Wound Nurse” is now up in the online version of HEAL: Humanism Evolving through Arts and Literature, the literary journal of the College of Medicine at Florida State…Read More »



The Power of Poetry Affirmations

Artistic expression takes not only practice and study, it requires us to keep our mind and spirit in a place of faith and joy. I have long benefitted from repeating…Read More »



What To Do with the Beauty

I was with a group of poets on Zoom recently, talking about how and when we became artists of words. A couple of people found their calling by taking a…Read More »