Category Archives: Jennifer Dotson

Free Verse by Jennifer Dotson

Turning Fifty How nifty to be turning fifty. In Shakespeare’s time I’d be past my prime and looking grave. Now I shift the paradigm   and join in making lists of mountains to climb.  Chalking up new experiences before my half … Continue reading

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Free Verse by Jennifer Dotson

Family Harmony Sonnet Why do different things bother us so much? Our son hates fruit and even just the smells send him from a room. Or things mustn’t touch like ceramic plates on paper towels. I can’t hear it but … Continue reading

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Free Verse by Jennifer Dotson

Medusa Those Greeks got it all wrong. Medusa, a serpent-headed gorgon, so ugly that men turn to stone? Lies and misrepresentation. Medusa said It’s all natural so what’s the big deal? Her hair, not snakes, flourished in dark waves from … Continue reading

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Book Review–Read Jennifer Dotson’s Delightful Classic: Clever Gretel

  Poet Jennifer Dotson’s classic, Clever Gretel, is a generous collection of poems of self-realization and reminiscences. Her style throughout is imaginative, elegantly simple, and delightful. Through her imagination, she transforms the familiar into the unique. The book is reader-friendly, … Continue reading

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Special Announcement: Driving Cars–Poetry Anthology Is Published!

Most all of us have had a passion for cars at some point in our lives. This wonderful, new anthology with long and short poems is a delight to read. Highland Park Poetry  in Illinois asked poets from everywhere to … Continue reading

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