Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Creation of a Poetry Collection Part 3: It’s Not About Me

Today’s post is the last in this series. I’ve not written much about Mom and her 6 month battle with lung cancer. This is the little bit of Mom I’ll share today. In that short time my sisters, Dad and … Continue reading

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The Creation of a Poetry Collection Part 2: Opening Some Windows

In yesterday’s post I mentioned how the poems of my family’s journey through cancer quickly became more than our story. Members of my critique groups made comments or asked questions that made me realize what was normal for us wasn’t … Continue reading

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The Creation of a Poetry Collection Part 1:In the Garden of Life and Death~A Mother and Daughter Walk

Here is where my first poetry collection begins… My daughter, Gabrielle, has survived Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia – or ALL – twice. She was first diagnosed at 21 months and went through two years of chemo. She was 7 years old, … Continue reading

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