Poems & Purrs

Greetings, friends! I recently learned that two of my poems earned first place prizes in this year’s Poetry Society of Texas Annual Awards. I’m proud to share that “Upon Running into a Former Sweater at Goodwill” and “Eating the Watermelon Moon” will appear in PST’s A Book of the Year 2023. While I can’t giveContinue reading “Poems & Purrs”

Interview With a Teacher #10: Ms. A

I’m so thankful to hear from a fine arts teacher! I had so much respect and affection for all of my band directors in middle school and high school. My guess is you felt the same way about your band or choir or orchestra or theater or art teachers. There’s just something special about them,Continue reading “Interview With a Teacher #10: Ms. A”

Interview With a Teacher #9: S.S.

We’re back in high school with this week’s interview. Thank you to S.S. for answering my questions! I loved reading about the positive parent interactions and the weekly venting/idea-generating coffee date with the coworker. Those conversations are so important. And yes, self care CAN look like a cup of coffee in the breakroom after school;Continue reading “Interview With a Teacher #9: S.S.”