Judy L. Brekke

Rookie (Minnesota)

Biography of Judy L. Brekke

Born in and again reside in Minnesota. Spent between 1969 and 1982 in the Bay Area. Co-Editor of JUICE, now an e-zine. Writing since age 10 with some seriousness since 1974. Winner of the Ina Coolbrith Memorial Poetry Award in 1978 and 1979 with the poems sharing a place in the University of California (Berkeley) Archives. Wrote and illustrated a child's book of poetry in 1981- never submitted - it rests on our bookshelf. Working on a book of poetry with Stephen S. Morse, 'Places that Linger', dedicated to our granddaughter.

Published in: Studio One, JUICE, Eskimo Pie, Seldom Nocturine, Mystery Island, Poets for America, James River Poetry River, Poetry Super Highway, A Strange Road: A Revolution In Ideas and Artistic Expression, and A Bereavement Project

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When I Was Five

walk to corner store
now gone
candy dots, lipstick,
and dreamsicle
drips on dress
ripped by group
of blue bird girls
on dike
river rushes

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