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Sunday, January 31, 2010

Joannie Kervran Stangeland

Joannie Kervran Stangeland is entering the second half of her life, and I am excited to be among those who welcome her across the threshold! We will be gathering Monday, Feb 1 at the Columbia City Cinema to eat chocolate cake, share some poems, and raise our glasses to a woman of many gifts and talents, including being an exceptional friend and poet.

Here's a favorite poem of mine, from her chapbook Weathered Steps.

Happy birthday, Joannie. 


Joannie said...

Wow! Thanks for the birthday wishes, and thanks for being part of it.

Susan Rich said...

Great party - great poetry! I loved hearing you read, Marty's been too long. We need another date at Fresh!

rams said...

She looks really good for 50!

Martha Silano said...

Susan: Let's set a Fresh date!

Rams: She looks even younger in person.