poems

Living Poetry

The talent show features headstands, songs, drums, popping balloons, bubble-blowing contests, pirates, dancing, and more. Twice a year, the folks who live here in cohousing get up and show our stuff! Last winter, Rom and I did a swing dance number together — he is the pro and taught me what to do and basically [...]

Biography

I grew up in a town. On an island, in Alaska. The town was all there was, beside mountain and stream, beach and bear. There were people, eight thousand of them, so no, I didn’t know everyone. But standing on the spine of the world, where land and water meet, my back the mountain, my [...]