A Selection of Published Poems to Read -Click title below
La Bahia summer sits on my writing
American Dream Cowboy
Something about his hands
The Shame in School Hallways
After twenty years is there fire?
If only it were s sure thing
I speak a private English
It's time to let go, mother tree
I am a crone writing in an uncommon common voice about people’s stories, death, aging, and witnessing our culture, while I put shoulder to the wheel of change and hope with all I write. I've been seriously writing since 1978 ow retired from Interfaith Chaplaincy in the death and dying field, I live in Sonora, Mexico and visit my thriving family in northern California.
In 1978 I received a California Arts Council Grant to establish a rural poetry series; also co-published a small regional arts journal; was a co-owner of an alternative literature service; and produced poetry readings and performances.
My poems have been published or are forthcoming in a variety of journals and publications such as:
Only poems that have been published are included on this website. On the poem page is the publication date and where it was published. The links that are not live are poems that have been chosen, but the publications have not yet been published.
Cold Lake Anthology
Calyx: Women and Aging
Songs to the Sun
Poetry is a Mountain
The Wide Open Sky
Words are Power
Smoke & Myrrors (UK)
Muddy River Poetry Review
The Voices Project
The Avalon Literary Review
Adelaid International Magazine
Ginosko Literary Review
Hags on Fire
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Sharon Lopez Mooney, published poet, Interfaith Minister, spiritual coach