From the monthly archives: April 2011

The Poem

April 19, 2011 by

It has to be incomprehensible. That’s the first thing. Or at least super-difficult to understand. If you can get through it, find the meaning, then it can’t be it. You have to struggle, work hard, riddle it out. Education helps sometimes less than you’d think. If streetwise, then go out and get experience Somewhere, live […]

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I wrote this short story while in St. Thomas and I had incorporated it into an early version of Passage. In an edit cycle, I cut it from the fabric of the memoir. I’m posting it here to stand on its own. I think it has the legs for it.   A Boat On A […]

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I wrote this poem many, many years ago. It was, in fact, the kernel I kept going back to whenever I thought about writing the story of my family crossing the Atlantic. When I finally lassoed my racing mind and wrote the memoir, Passage From England, I found it interesting to re-read this poem and […]

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