A Soldier from the Bayou

cropped-ramonagravitar.jpgWhen I was in the 5th Grade, I won my first writing competition—a school contest on patriotic poems. The competition was sponsored by the local Veterans of Foreign Wars. I blogged about that experience  here. If you read the opening of my prize-winning poem, you’ll understand why I am not a poet, but also why that contest was a seed for my young creative self. Continue reading “A Soldier from the Bayou”