May marks more than one anniversary in my life, some good and some not so good, but today I’m revisiting the journey that became one of my proudest achievements.
Two years ago I published The Renaissance Cycle, a collection of poems spanning 2011-14. At the time of publication, little did I realize I was truly moving from one era in my life to another. Similarly, those three years followed a period that began in 2009 when illness ravaged my body and nearly killed me the following year. In 2011, when the book’s poems begin, I was still recovering.
Forgetting illness, 2011 was also turning point in my writing life. Never had I posted original work online, but that January I discovered…
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