Tag Archive for Family

Corn

The poet uses the metaphor of an ear of corn to describe her parents’ divorce.

Uncertainty

The poet shares five personal experiences linked by a sense of uncertainty.

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.

Dear Shannon

Part three of the author’s Roots of Greatness, Wings of Light set about her grandparents. This essay takes the form of an imagined letter from her paternal grandfather, a particularly reflective and poignant expression from a man called “Big Daddy” within his family.

Of Wisdom and Beauty

Part one of the author’s “Roots of Greatness, Wings of Light” collection about her grandparents. This essay centers on her paternal grandmother, “Mamo.”

A Wild Swan the Color of Autumn

Part two of the author’s “Roots of Greatness, Wings of Light” collection about her grandparents. This essay centers on her maternal grandmother.

Mi Hermana

An admonition to really live and a confession of love from older sister to younger sister.