The Class of 51

The Class of 51

Picture it : 1966 in Arlington Heights, IL at Our Lady of Perpetual Angst Catholic School. Mrs. Ludy's third grade class had been designing their special Valentine mailboxes all week. Snippets of red construction paper cut with blunt-nose scissors speckled the classroom floor. Tatters of paper lace doilies and glitter stuck to clothes and jackets [...]

Dazzled

Dazzled

It's Quadrille Monday over at the dVerse Poets Pub! Today's task is to create a poem of 44 words using the word, fill.   It was mid-July when I saw you for the first time. Stars dazzle the midnight sky but quickly fade compared to the stars in my eyes. Your voice like warm scotch: [...]