Story time Sunday — May 12th 2019 — a list poem for Mother’s Day

Writing friends -- Samantha Udegrave and I have been talking about list poems in our class at Hugo House, and I thought I'd share a rough draft of a piece I just wrote this morning. Lists can be a powerful way to engage with difficult material, and I hope you'll use this draft as an … Continue reading Story time Sunday — May 12th 2019 — a list poem for Mother’s Day

story time sunday on monday, April 29th 2013

Once upon a time there was a woman who loved German. First she had been a girl who loved French and she remained that person for all her life. But when she got older she got interested in those big words that you can only make in German like Geschwindigkeitsbegrenzung (speed limit), and Kaufhaus (store). … Continue reading story time sunday on monday, April 29th 2013