Raison d'Etre

 My life and my work are synonymous. Over the past twenty-five years, I have traveled the world in the service of poetry, art, creativity, and storytelling.

I teach people how to exhume their buried dreams, trust their creative instincts, and design life on their terms.    

 

Background Highlights 

• MFA in Poetry from Vermont College

• The Taos Poetry Festival Director

• The Taos Storytelling Festival Director

• The LEAF Festival Poetry Slam-Master

• Founder of Poetry Alive! Theater Company

• Host of Twice 5 Miles Radio - WPVMFM

• The Artist's Way Creativity Camp Director in partnership with Julia Cameron

• Founding member of TEDxNewYork Salon

• Memorized more than 600 poems

• Performed over a two thousand shows 

• Workshop director for clients including: Timex; Duke University; National Council of Teachers of English; PepsiCo; the National University of Ireland, Galway; Ogilvy; Outward Bound, Gettliffe Architecture, Boulder; International Schools of Africa; and LKB Executive Coaching Associates, Paris. 

 
 

 

I recorded this spontaneous two minute video on an early Paris morning in November.

Notice the scattering of autumn leaves.