September 11, 2001
On Your Way Home
The Dance Begins
I am the blood moving through
the danger of petrified myth.
I started my
writing career as a poet at age 7, writing a poem to a butterfly, Schmetterling
in German, because that word struck me as particularly beautiful.
I am in love with words. My
favorite word in Spanish, for example, is “izquierda.”
(No poetry in Spanish. Yet?)
The following poems have been published and are at this
time particularly meaningful to me.
November 20, 2003 – Iraq was written after an Iraq massacre in 2003 and is still very close to my
was published under the name Beate Murray in benefit anthology for the Twin
Towers Orphan Fund.
On Your Way Home was published by Katherine Chiang’s Celadon Press in
1978 in under the name Beate Murray.
was published by Salome: A Literary Dance Magazine in 1983.