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"The Season's First Fruits"

The season’s first fruits When I think of an apple, I think of the way the Canadian geese would land by the dozens in my grandparents’...

"What I Learned From My Grandmother"

What I Learned from my Grandmother If there was bread in the breadbox, there was food for guests. When I sat on the white kitchen...

"Dirt" -- Poem #3, National Poetry Month

Dirt How much of the dirt where your father was born comes into your mother and is part of you? When you are naked and smacked into your...

April 2nd -- Poem #2

In honor of National Poetry Month, I give you my second poem, which is about lists. Enjoy. To do My favorite thing to do it seems is to...

Faith -- April 1st - National Poetry Month

To begin my daily poetry postings for national poetry month, here is the first poem I ever had published, which I wrote while a student...

December 18, 1989

It was a Monday. There were about 12 inches of snow on the ground, but we had school. Snow had been a fixture of this particular...

From the literary magazine Duende

This is a link to a piece I had published in Goddard College's literary magazine, Duende. Enjoy. https://www.duendeliterary.org/jrn-otte

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