Lisa Golda Shields
I first started writing poetry half as an act of courage, half out of boredom in my seventh grade bio class. The boredom end is evident---but to understand the courage end...
I was born and raised in Jersey City...was not very cool to able to READ in PS #6, at the time...but to write POETRY? THAT was cruising for a bruising. Since my family pic is listed in Webster's under "dysfunctional", writing became my shrink, my friend, my lover---and eventually my way of setting myself aside from the pack.
Stephen Anthony Rossi encouraged me in high school, Antoinette Libro of Rowan University in more...
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Old Gus & The Goats Of Ocracoke
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With Love, Mrs. Calabash