The person that was me six months ago was carefree by comparison.
I wanted to write a poem about what Oshkosh has given me. Gratitude is always important.
In this life we have to claim the life we want. Writing it out gives a clearer picture.
I am honored to hold the title Poet Laureate of Oshkosh. However, I know the role was not created to celebrate my poetry, but to foster poetry in Oshkosh. I read poetry and I write poetry. But I never really tried to celebrate it. So this role has helped me to examine the value of … Continue reading Writers Impact Now
. True poetry begins in taking away words and rearranging the remaining ones.
we write poems to encapsulate something we want to remember.
A book or an article about Oprah’s life would be an important read. But a poem that goes through the emotions someone has towards their abuser is immediate and powerful.
That goal of getting into that publication spurred my imagination to recollect my important memories
In September of 2021, I was named the Poet Laureate of Oshkosh.
I looked into what to price my ebook. Amazon recommended .99 cents for the most sales and $1.99 for the most profit (or was it 2.99).