I wanted to write a poem about what Oshkosh has given me. Gratitude is always important.
My publisher wanted a dedication for my book. I jumped at the opportunity. Here is that dedication: To my wife, Linda, and my children, Kristen, Morgan, and Sawyer. They give me a warm, full life that inspires me to write that also includes two beautiful grandsons, Aiden and Callan. However, this is the dedication I … Continue reading Changing My Dedication
My novel comes out next month (December 2021). I worked hard to be vulnerable and put my own pain into my character. Now that is so close, I am worried how friends and family will perceive my main character as me. The character, Mikey Haskell, does some terrible things. Will they think that I wanted … Continue reading Shattered- A Novel
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.
Over Thanksgiving, Dad talked about his first day of Kindergarten (1945). He went to the little red school house down the road. When it came to stand up for the pledge of allegiance, he did not know what to do. Instead of showing him what he needed to be done, his teacher pulled him up … Continue reading Little Red School House
Rosetti tells this important history through fictional characters and some of the real people of the events.
You do not have to be a reader of horror to enjoy these stories.
His advice is live a life. If you want live your best life, go follow Gwyneth Paltrow.