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 : )

I remember this (Ft Myers, FL, 1999), for Dad

This one is a memory of my last visit with Dad. It was a very special time….

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)”

I remember this (Ft. Myers, FL, 1999) for Dad

This poem took a few weeks to come together, since it meant so much to me. It’s about the last time I saw my father, at his house in Florida, before he passed away. It was a magical visit. I will always remember it. I hope you like this poem, and that is resonates withContinue reading “I remember this (Ft. Myers, FL, 1999) for Dad”