I’m not a big movie buff. I like a particular kind of movie and watch movies for a particular reason, namely to satisfy my craving for art and entertainment when I don’t have time to read a novel. Lately, it’s been a stress-relief mechanism. Or I should say, I’ve tried to make it a stress-relief mechanism. Unfortunately, the majority of the movies we’ve rented lately have been, um, less than entertaining or thought-provoking.
I have three poems in Touch: The Journal of Healing, Issue 2. Two of these poems were written during Zachary’s major illness last spring. The third focuses on a different kind of healing – social/emotional healing from domestic violence. All three are very personal and mostly outside the realm of my usual more externalist writing. I hope you enjoy them.
Note as well that The Lives You Touch has now launched their print press and is accepting submissions! I’ve had the privilege of seeing their test chapbooks and can attest to the quality of their work.