Best Poem of 2017

I’m so happy to share that I recently received this award from the Lake Chapala publication, El Ojo del Lago, for the Best Poem of 2017. I am particularly pleased because the poem “Conchita at Lakeside,” (p 44 in link below) is a narrative about an elder who was my first local friend when I arrived last year, a woman whose presence every day under the eucalyptus trees has grounded my  life here in Ajijic. I am truly grateful to El Ojo del Lago for the opportunity to share her story! And gracias to Joyce Wycoff, photographer extraordinaire.

6 Replies to “Best Poem of 2017”

  1. Susa, it’s such a lovely poem. Congratulations on the award! I also very much
    enjoyed getting a look at your community in the pages of the magazine…

  2. I couldn’t figure out how to find the poem – which I’d very much like to read. Having loved poetry all my life and written a bit as well. Where do I go?

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