Sticks and Stones: Memoirs About the Writing Life

My Father the Teacher Recently, my mother sent me a poem I wrote at the age of six on a sheet of mimeograph paper. I turned the poem over and saw that I’d written it on the back of a copy of my father’s 1967 teaching schedule from San Bernardino State College. I thought of Continue reading Sticks and Stones: Memoirs About the Writing Life

Sticks and Stones: memoirs about the writing life

Here’s the second of my three pieces about writing, originally published at Awkword Paper Cut: Be Here Now: Poetry of Place By Erica Goss I’ve never had a bad day in San Francisco.   Ok, that’s not entirely true, but the happy memories far outnumber the unhappy ones. And maybe I don’t want to acknowledge Continue reading Sticks and Stones: memoirs about the writing life