Published Work

Sacred Plains

“It’s easy to love a mountain…But the prairie’s charms take more looking.”

Theodore Roosevelt National Park


Lone tree, distant, hazy


like a waif

on an ocean of brown prairie grass,


the grasshoppers’ tenor drone surrounds

me in a maze of clamor,

clacking, clicking

over and over,

a companion as faithful as the wind...


Read the entire poem in Seasoned Women


Seasoned Women: A Collection of Poems published by Poet's Choice. Available for purchase at Poet's Choice 

See the review at Boomer Magazine

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Collective published by Eclectica Magazine

Great Lake published by Country Dance and Song Society News

Sing published by The Ekphrastic Review

Progress published in The Ekphrastic Review

Harvest Moon  published by The Tennessee Magazine

Dawn published in the Look To the Sky issue by Open Door Magazine

After the Dance published by Country Dance and Song Society (CDSS)

After Autumn Comes Winter posted on Humans of the World blog

The Local, Speakers, Ode to Candle Stub published in  Burningword Literary Journal 

Nothing Wasted Nothing Gained was posted on Humans of the World blog 

Daughter of the 50s, Again, Fragility published in Smoky Blue Literary and Arts Magazine

Sacred Plains  and Life Lesson  published in Open Door Magazine

Step Out and End of the Way published in La Concha, by American Pilgrims on the Camino 

So Ready published by The Ekphrastic Review, Lucky 7 Anthology 

Pilgrim in the Cornfield published by The Ekphrastic Review 

Poems published in Poet's Choice anthologies include: How to Blow Out a Candle  in Poems for Now and ForeverTreacherous Landscape, Scraps, Travel Went Viral in Global Corona Lockdown; Little Girl Found in It's Not Easy; Player Piano in Walk of Life; Waxing in Paucity of Being HeardAll available for purchase at Poet's Choice and Amazon


Celebrating with Loved Ones published in Boomer Magazine

Pilgrimage and Poetry: Fine Companions

forthcoming in La Concha published by American Pilgrims on the Camino