eulogy for my mother

                                   Last week was the third anniversary of my Mom’s death, and I pulled out the eulogy I wrote for her.  I’d like to share it — and a little bit of us — with you here: When Mom spent time outside in the […]

in honor of immigrants

St. Patrick’s Day is nearly upon us, and so I offer this poem I wrote in honor of those who fled Ireland during difficult times and through dangerous passage.  Though specifics change over time and place, still immigrants everywhere continue to suffer. My Great-Grandparents’ Ride It’s all forgotten now, you know. The coffin ships, The […]