CJ Heck is a published poet, writer, and the author of three children's books, a collection of short stories, and a book of adult poetry. She also writes three blogs:
Memoirs From Nam:
CJ's Writer Thoughts:
CJ lives with her partner, Author Robert Cosmar, in The Villages, Florida. She has three married daughters, eleven grandchildren, and is also a Vietnam War widow.
For more information, interviews, book excerpts, or to invite CJ to your school or organization, please call 352-299-5634, or visit:
Barking Spiders Poetry - CJ Heck Books:
Give me a poet for a lover
whose words stroke me like velvet hands.
Word-tender caresses more reaching
than the caress of a mere mortal man.
Go in through the eyes of a poet
deep into her alphabet mind.
Ideas like flotsam and jetsam
dodge poetry fragments and lines.
trucks and cars.
As a friend, I had come to help
yet one more time
and I watched as she set
the cardboard box on the floor.