These things are mine (a poem)

Today’s prompt in The Daily Poet, by Kelli Russell Agodon and Martha Silano is to write a poem that describes and/or defines who you are. I was a little hesitant, as that feels like the only thing I normally write about, but I gave it a shot anyway… This quiet presence is mine a Sunday afternoon in the shade on [...]

Why You Should Hire Me

Recently, I uploaded a post on the subject of being "Overqualified". It was my reaction to being turned down for a job on the basis that I was "overly qualified" for the position. Well, here's a different tack: Why should you—you know who you are—hire me? Let's get the ugly part out of the way first: [...]