Poetry.....feelings of the heart expressed in words on a page...


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I have always enjoyed  journal writing and have been  writing poems since I was a teenager. I have a  BA degree in English Literature and briefly taught English  for high school.

Tender Skin

After finding that my drawer  was beginning to overflow with my printed poems.. I decided to gather them into a collection and published them in 1999.

I am currently working on my second collection.

Mystery Dance

(From Tender Skin)

Dance with the Mystery

He asked

and in return

I will bless you with

the ability to affirm

eyes that see good

and opportunities to serve further

with calmness and joy

Dance with the mystery

through the surprises

and despite them

Dance with the mystery

and be one