Tag: New Year’s

Much preparation goes into this day set aside for giving thanks. It’s easy to think it’s all about the food. Turkeys will fill the center of most tables. Side dishes of mashed potatoes and flavored vegetables even children will eat surround it. Perhaps the pièce de résistance is the pie. Thanksgiving is also about traditions […]

The Last Time We Were Children, published in 2007 by Tate Publishing & Enterprises, contains five poems appearing in While Bethlehem Sleeps. The first collection focuses on various stages of life from childhood through coming of age to adulthood. I chose the five poems based on their Christmas and New Year’s themes. “His Mother’s Joy” […]