Over the recent years, my writing and community interests have expanded. Finally, I have a website where you can get updates on everything I’m up to. My author page +PLUS+ radio, interviews with local artists, Poem Booth updates, writing group stuff and info on the international peace movement “World Peace Poets” Bellingham chapter. A one-stop shop! …Literally, you can shop and buy SPL poetry. Buy a book today! Thanks for visiting.
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“We are the music-makers and we are the dreamers of dreams.”
~ Arthur William Edgar O’Shaughnessy
In 2009, after a major shift in my life, I started to invest time and energy in my poetry. I’ve taken a few poetry classes and shared my poetry at local open mics including The Bean, in Friday Harbor. When I moved to Bellingham winter 2010 I was encouraged by the vibrant writer community. Crossing paths with many seasoned writers at various events I listened, took notes and practiced finding my voice. In the process of doing that I fell in love with Bellingham, started to volunteer at a radio station and hosted Village Books Poetry Group. I’ve been an active volunteer ever since.
Sometimes a person will ask me WHY do all this–and why do it for NO pay. My only answer is it feels good to be a part of this town even in a little way. I’m not locked up in the stifling existence of office to couch. Reaching out and connecting with the other multi-interest people expands my world. I’m just a poet who has a radio program and a day job or two.
This website is all about my latest projects, connections and thoughts. Thank you for visiting.
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