Writing

A Poem # 28

As a writer, I feel it is my job to tell other people's stories without judgement. When I was in high school I knew a number of girls who had abortions. Many of them chose to share their feelings with their classmates. Their collective experience inspired me to write this poem on April 25, 1996.… Continue reading A Poem # 28

Writing

A Poem # 27

This poem was written on January 17, 1996. Drowning In the sea of life I seem to slip under the tide But Lord knows it's the only safe place to hide I try to hold my breath And do a smooth sail Until I reach the point When I exhale I feel slightly dizzy As… Continue reading A Poem # 27