Biography of Renee Marie
Reneé Marie: Currently in Sacramento, CA. M.S., CCC-SLP Speech-language Pathologist, Army Medical Service Corps Retired Reserve Officer (7/9/18) . Deployed to Kabul, Afghanistan, Medical Company Commander,2010. Trained in the Amherst Writers & Artists Institute (AWAI) method for facilitating writing workshops for underserved populations,2003, www.amherstwriters.com. Published in: Writing Alone and With Others, Pat Schneider (Companion DVD, Florentine Films) ,2003, Peregrine, Up Against the Wall; Mother, DEROS, the College Poetry Review, Pegasus, the Morgantown Poetry Society Anthology, Poems On the Road to Peace; A Collective Tribute to Dr. King; Vol 2, Yale Peabody Museum; Jan 20,2003, Tule Review (Sacramento Poetry Center) Journal and web; 2008,2017,2018, Susurrus (The Sacramento City College Literary Journal,2015, The American River Review,2017 and various other small chapbooks.
other on-line sites: www.daypoems.net; www.writingretreats.org/Journal
Renee Marie's Works:
I Dream of being selected by Perugia Press and completing my illustrated, literary Memoir.
- Fall She May -new-
- Beyond The Surface
- Language Is Power
- I Like You ~ I Love You (To My Sister)
- The Human Spring (Haiku For Fran)
- Ice And Canaries (Haiku For Fran)
- Smooth Stones (A Haiku For Marianna)
- Feathers And Hammers
- Lakeview Beech, Battlefield, Usa
- I Am You!
- Slip Through, Take Nothing
- My Child, My Friend
Renee Marie Poems
The blushing bride wears pink and white without desire to break some old tradition. Daintily she parades up the center isle, angelic glow and radiant her smile.
Good Morning Neolithic, Triune Brain-Boy
Good morning Neolithic, triune brain-boy looking into the backyard reflective pool because you choose to!
Spring Is Coming
I was simply where I had to be today, nothing more and plenty less than my best. I'm a bit sick with fermenting dreams souring my smile. I was where I had to be today; auto-pilot got me there
Living With An Open Heart
I may behave ONE way I may FEEL another way I may inhale worry I may exhale fear
Water On Water
From a backyard in Fair Haven, Vermont, a long, distant train whistle feels like water sliced thin by my
Public School Pain
Public school pain Wipe my brow in vain Each day bleeds the same Kids act-out, insane!
Terry's Black Skirt
Terry, sweet Terry, you darling dancing flirt; you glide up and down in that slit black skirt!
I know to seek falling water or float in deep sleepy states with crystal awareness, my face tipped skyward to sunbeams,
Yuma, Arizona Border Patrol Mission - Cr...
On the Border Patrol mission I stole a piece of rusty barbed wire from God’s desert. 115 degrees, Yuma, Arizona, one quarter-mile south of my Army shade tent -
Place my two feet on the ground, feel my breath beyond a lover's gulping
If I am silent - will it ever matter?
Those I know who don't 'clock-in' that doodle or dream at home within
Death To Tears
A lachrymose sentimentality mourns over the intensifying acrimonious political wars dividing our United States of America.
She has hands that shoot moonbeams
A Manufactured Mind
Prepped in perfect privilege
entrance here is gained
honor rules of 'etiquette'
from challenge we'll abstain
So posture brow and jaw
furrow nor clench be seen
then neutral here we'll learn
zip-lipped though minds be keen