Dear Christopher,

What a tremendous poem!

If only I could be that … what? Magnanimous? Big of spirit & soul? Humanity? I can aspire, & aim, go for kind instead of cruel. I shall attempt to hoist the lantern higher. Hoist? Who talks like that? Apparently I do!

Writer and storyteller, immigrant, wife, mom, knitter, collector of jokes, lover of cheap, sweet wine.

Writer and storyteller, immigrant, wife, mom, knitter, collector of jokes, lover of cheap, sweet wine.