So, Moms and Dads

What happens when you encourage your child to read, to love words, to respect the use of words, to play with them? Possibly they will publish poetry.

My first piece of commercially accepted writing was a poem (at age 14). Today, one of my poems, “Meeting Waves” comes out in an online journal–many other poems, articles, plays, short stories and books since that first poem—but poetry is still my first word-play love.

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