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.
he's only a smart-ass when he's home
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