First Mammogram

I had my second (routine) mammogram on Friday. In honor of (hopefully) nothing, here’s my poem which appears in Four Blue Eggs. Mammograms are the best detection against breast cancer. Please schedule yours. Saving lives is worth a few squishes. First Mammogram Around your waist, the heavy reminder of radiation’s … Continue Reading First Mammogram

Annotating the Text

This poem was the first place winner for the Litchfield Review Poetry Prize a few years ago. You can also find it and others in Four Blue Eggs. Purchase your copy for a 20% discount during National Poetry Month–April Annotating the Text I tell my students to take uptheir pens, … Continue Reading Annotating the Text