Friday, March 1, 2013

It's here!

The Warrior's Stance is here! 

Used to dropping boxes of publications at warehouses, the deliveryman from Neyenesch Printers was surprised to be greeted with tears of joy. After nearly two years of work, the boxes he dropped in a corner of my office are the fulfillment of a promise made to my late daughter, poet Laura Morefield two months before her death. Inside each book are her poems, mostly written after her diagnosis.

We need to talk, all of us, about loss. It is not a rare thing. It is something we all endure. The delivery man confided that his mother recently died. His nephew suffers from an awful, debilitating disease. We all lose; we all will be lost.

So put on your warrior garments and read this luminous, love- and life-filled work, so gorgeously produced by Neyenesch and so gloriously and lovingly designed by Patty Kevershan.

Proceeds benefit Colon Cancer Alliance, Laura and Dan Morefield's chosen charity. To obtain your copy and matching bookmark, send a check for $20 made payable to Colon Cancer Alliance to Charlene Baldridge, 3450 2nd Avenue, #12, San Diego, CA 92103. Postage is an additional $5. Or phone (619) 296-8044 and arrangements may be made for you to pick up your copy.

A celebration of the book's publication will be held between 4 and 7 p.m. Monday, March 25, at ion theatre's URBN CNTR 4THEARTS, 6th near Pennsylvania. Reservations are required. RSVP to

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