Writer Gay Degani asked me to write a “Why I Write” essay for her column, JOURNEY TO PLANET WRITE. And it’s the type of writing that lends itself to vomit. But this time, and in terms of what is going on in our American climate backdrop, I only hid in the hamper for an day or two. It’s called “The Sound of Rushing Waters”:
And on the same day, my poem called “On the Wings of a Dove” which originally appears in my third book, Addicts & Basements, was published at Voicemail Poems. Thanks, editors!!!:
I wrote this poem to honor the life of Matthew Shepard. R.I.P.
Enjoy the snow!!!