Poetry Club Talks…Rita Dove Part 1

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-jfk76-109c269 Topic: Rita Dove Host: Shannon Poem: “Rusks” Recorded: July 24, 2021 Rita Dove – Poems Discussed Shannon hosts the discussion on the well-known modern American poet Rita Dove.  Playing “devil’s advocate,” Shannon asks, “Do award-winning poets write amazing poetry—consistently?”  Perhaps you’ve wondered this yourself while reading a famous poem? If you remove the famousContinue reading “Poetry Club Talks…Rita Dove Part 1”

Event: WIN Awards

You are invited to Writers International Network Canada’s Award Night Words Across Borders! World Peace Poets Bellingham founders, Carla Shafer, C.J. Prince, Betty Scott and Shannon Laws, will be recognized for their community contributions during a celebration and award ceremony on September 19, 2015 hosted by Writers International Network in British Columbia. There will beContinue reading “Event: WIN Awards”


Here is a blog post from 2010.  I no longer own this watch. This real life story is on my mind this morning. Hope you like it.~Shannon Sometime around 2004 I won a prize. My sales efforts for the year earned me a gift of one item from a catalog titled “Copper Tier Winners”. ItContinue reading “Two-Toned”