Sonnets

Bowker’s Wood The evening light of spring in Bowker’s Wood Is soft and dapples on the greening ground. The earth once more reveals her maidenhood, While the river curves an oxbow all around. The path beneath my feet feels cushioned, soft From seasons of pine needles fallen there. The straight-limbed trees wear all their green…

Poetry

Any Replacement Parts? It’s five in the morning. / Our flight leaves in an hour. / Check Bag  / Get Boarding Passes / Continue on to TSA. / “Identification and boarding pass, please. / Any photo IDs.” / License out.  / “Thank you ma’am. Are you with him?”  /“Yes, I am.” /“Over seventy-five” /  We…

The Story of Emma Lee

Family Mythologies. Haven’t we all experienced them?  You know, the kind of stories that are handed down at our Mother’s knee – or someone’s knee. Stories that we have heard all our lives and truly believe, and then suddenly somehow, somewhere we learn the truth, often when it’s too late to refute the original story because…

About Me

 Born into a theatrical family during World War II,  I came to America in 1959 and have worked in the visual and performing arts for all my American life. After a career in the theatre as an actor and stage manager, I married actor Colgate Salsbury.  We moved with our daughters to Housatonic, Massachusetts in…