Whenever I have a new project, I begin by writing. That was when I made the connection to something I have been exploring for a long time. The essential skills to having a good life. One of those is writing.
It is in reworking our images and word choice, that we are poets
I wanted to write a poem about what Oshkosh has given me. Gratitude is always important.
. True poetry begins in taking away words and rearranging the remaining ones.
we write poems to encapsulate something we want to remember.
In September of 2021, I was named the Poet Laureate of Oshkosh.