A view from Hickory Grove Cemetery across the valley to the hill were my family’s ancestral farm was located
One of my Revolutionary War ancestors buried in the Hickory Grove Cemetary
A draft of the poem in the red journal
My siblings asked me to write a poem for the back of the memorial card that was distributed at my father’s funeral. The pastor read it during the service. My siblings and I were just too emotional to speak during the service.
Reading “Rest in the Grove” at an open mic after a reading by Judy Kronenfeld (“Bird Flying through the Banquet) and (Karen Greenbaum-Maya (The Book of Knots and Their Untying) photo by Cati Porter
The wildlife sanctuary in the valley between my ancestral home and the Hickory Grove Cemetary.