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Some of these poems were written in the 1970's & 80s. then for near 35 years, after my husband Michael died suddenly, I did not share my poetry at all. After I moved to Mexico, my desire to write and share my poetry began to surface again into a different world. So now I have a place to share my writing freely on both ends. I hope you enjoy your reading.
I am a crone writing in an uncommon common voice about people’s stories, death, aging, witnessing, while I put shoulder to the wheel of change and hope with all I write. Now retired from Interfaith Chaplaincy in the death and dying field, I live in Mexico and visit my family in norther California.
In the past I received a California Arts Council Grant to establish a rural poetry series; co-published a small regional arts journal; was a co-owner of Straight Talk Distributing, an alternative literature service; and produced poetry readings and performances.
My poems have been published or are forthcoming in journals: The MacGuffin, Fallow Deer, Muddy River Poetry Review, The Voices Project and the anthologies: Calyx: Women and Aging, an anthology by women; Songs to the Sun, a poetry anthology; Poetry is a Mountain, An Anthology; The Wide Open Sky, anthology; Smoke & Myrrors, poetry anthology (UK).
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Sharon Lopez Mooney, published poet, Interfaith Minister, spiritual coach
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