Colleen J. McElroy

Biography of Colleen J. McElroy

Colleen J. McElroy (born 1935 St. Louis, Missouri) is an American poet, short story writer, editor, memoirist.

She graduated from Kansas State University (1958) and from the University of Washington with a Ph.D. (1973). She is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington. She lives in Seattle, Washington. Updates

Lothar's Wife

he's only a smart-ass when he's home
with Mandrake
he's silent and obedient as a snail
his bald pate bowing into the cape's
trail and dreaming
of tales he'll bore me with
his one night home

once a month

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