Playwright and poet.
My goal as a writer is to write thoughtful pieces of prose, poetry and stage plays. Hopefully, the end results are entertaining and engaging, with layers of meaning that make sense to the whole or a theme therein.
Every day, Monday to Friday, she stood at the picture window and watched him pull out of the driveway. It was a Tuesday. He backed onto the street, braked, shifted into first and headed off to work. She waved as he looked back at her through the passenger window. The truck disappeared behind the front hedge and reappeared briefly as it passed by the Smith’s house. She watched the tail lights gleam against the early morning darkness and the rain slicked asphalt until they were swallowed by the next neighbour’s laurel. She didn’t know their name.
(During the lockdown of the pandemic, I wrote and recorded a lot of pieces and shared them in a podcast, hoping that we might realize that we have much more in common with each other than not. It is part of a series called Radio Days. People would share childhood memories of theirs - their stories - and I would do my best to capture the essence of them in a story-poem. Many of the stories were my own)
- Top Story - October 2023
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