the passion to right my life.
You don't choose; you are chosen.
When I had something to say.
Beverly Cleary, E.B. White, Anne Frank. Then
Joanne Greenberg, Kurt Vonnegut, Barbara Kingsolver.
The need to speak my mind.
When I learned I could re-write
Distribute funny bones to the needy.
to write what I couldn't say
My sixth grade teacher, Alice Herman
not a want, writing is me
To share my experiences with others
Burning need to escape and discover