Works of verse

Song of the Spirit

Part four of the author’s Roots of Greatness, Wings of Light set about her grandparents (the other three parts are essays). This wildly imaginative poem reflects on her maternal grandfather’s spirituality and dignity.


Forgetfulness is “a pool of quicksand, without depth | Swirling in a rapid and ceaseless vortex.”

Haiku Series

A vibrant set of Haiku inspired by Van Gogh’s painting “Cafe Terrace at Night.”

Memorial War

A contemplative response to the Vietnam War Memorial from the child of a war veteran.