Posted in Essays / Memoirs

Southern Legitimacy Statement: After growing up in the Old Dominion, a creeping dissonance and yearning for a different world led me to leave. Though I’ve happily rebadged myself from Virginian to Pacific Northwesterner, I still have a hankering for warm ocean waves, fireflies, and decent hushpuppies. Virginia with all its…

Click here to read more... Therese Beale : Essay : August 2021

Therese Beale : Essay : August 2021

Posted in Poetry

Southern Legitimacy Statement: I left Virginia more than 30 years ago to settle eventually in Seattle: “As far away from us as you can get!” my folks would say. Though I’m happily settled in the Pacific Northwest, I reminisce about humid summer days at the Chesapeake Bay where my parents…

Click here to read more... Therese Beale: Poetry: July 2021

Therese Beale: Poetry: July 2021