January 2015 Open Mic at Village Books

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“My Sister Was the Seemly One,” Says I, In Reply (to Mr. Allegra a.k.a. heylookawriterfellow)

Dear Writers:

I love this picture of my beautiful mom and sis, looking like some glam 1950s socialite and mini me. Two beauties!

No such similar picture exists of Mom and me. That is, no such picture of me looking that darling in a dress exists. My older sister could just pull it off. Continue reading

To Rhyme or Not To Rhyme

Dear Writers:

I’ve been having the most fun sort of agony over my latest assignment to write a children’s poem for the SpeakEasy event at the posh Mount Baker Theatre on April 12. I’ve learned a lot, such as when trying to write a kids’ poem it’s helpful to:

A) Be an actual poet

B) Have some kids

C) Have been a kid at one time Continue reading