Biscuits & Gravy/The Conjurer

Happy Grandparents Day (September 11)! This poem is in honor of my formidable and magical Grandma Hatfield….❤️

House

(Grandma Hatfield is on the far left, and I’m standing just above her – also here are Uncle Bruce, Aunt Kitty, Aunt Linda, cousin Debbie, Uncle Quentin, my sister Tiffany, and one of my other cousins – photo by my dad : )

Irvine, Kentucky (Reunion)

This is a poem I wrote last year when I traveled with my partner and a few of his family members to their family reunion. My sister and I grew up visiting Grandma Hatfield (and uncles, aunts, cousins, Great Grandma Ratliff) in the hills of southeastern Kentucky, and when I saw the hills again onContinue reading “Irvine, Kentucky (Reunion)”

Mountain Road (McCarr, KY)

Growing up, my sister and I spent a lot of time at Grandma Hatfield’s house in McCarr, KY. My grandmother, great grandmother, cousins, aunts and uncles were a huge part of that time, including Aunt Linda and Uncle Lyle. My Aunt Linda just recently passed away. She was so kind and gentle and loving. EarthContinue reading “Mountain Road (McCarr, KY)”