Monthly Archives: July 2017

En Ding, En Ding

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Poor Mary Beth Evensen. It wasn’t her fault. My mother decided it was time for serious voice lessons. I didn’t protest. I’d already won a part in the 1st National Tour of “Annie”, and thought I was hot stuff, but … Continue reading

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Amarii

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  The emphasis is on the final syllable. A-mar -ee. He is my newest child. I’m a teacher, of sorts, preschool. A Special Education Itinerant Teacher. I join regular preschool classrooms to work with one child within it, usually male, … Continue reading

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Where is Love?

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“Where is love? Does it fall from skies above?” Everyday, my sisters and I would walk to the end of our street, East 72nd Place. It was a mixed income neighborhood. Mostly Black. Happy houses. Hopeless houses. There were driveways … Continue reading

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