Remembering: a Project

The childhood memories I hold need space to move around on the page, to reveal themselves. Therefore, I have decided to start a project writing poems based on events from childhood, chiefly poems of time spent in Kentucky, West Virginia, and Maine, with family. This photo is a rough draft of a poem about BlackberryContinue reading “Remembering: a Project”

Pearl Emmaline

My great grandmother’s line contains rather high and lofty folks all the way back to the fourth century in Ireland/Scotland/Dalriada. Fascinating history. “Too much history for one heart to carry.”

Irvine, Kentucky (Reunion)

This poem represents a little bit of the heart of a small town in Kentucky that I visited recently with Gary for his family reunion. It felt so wonderful to see the mountains again (my sister and I spent a lot of time at Grandma Hatfield’s house in McCarr.KY, with our cousins – great memories)!Continue reading “Irvine, Kentucky (Reunion)”