Beyond the Shadows

Beyond the Shadows Show #2

Hello, everyone. The second show focusing on domestic violence is available on the public access TV website. My guest is Karen Jarmoc, CEO of Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence. We will be taping our next show on January 21st. My guest will be Faith Montaperto Ward, a survivor of domestic violence. She will talk… Continue reading Beyond the Shadows Show #2

Beyond the Shadows, domestic violence, Mental Health, Personal Power

Public Access TV Show

Hello, everyone. It's been a while since I've posted anything; been busy working on getting my show off the ground. We had our first taping of Beyond the Shadows last week. The segment won't air until April 2020, but if you go to the Cox website you can view it there. Here is the link:… Continue reading Public Access TV Show

Beyond the Shadows

Upcoming Public Access TV Show

Hi, all! It's been a while since I've posted anything. I've been busy getting my crew together to run cameras, audio, graphics, etc. and working on a shooting schedule. Pleased to say I now have the nine members necessary for my crew and we are scheduled to train on the equipment 10/1 and 10/15. If… Continue reading Upcoming Public Access TV Show

Readers' Poems

A Reader’s Poem: Only Sleeping

Only Sleeping When normality collided with nightmare, it cast a spell on Beauty. To all observation, in the aftermath, she remained animate, stitched and birthed and stewed, while searching for the antidote in her children’s satchels, her doctor’s pads, in strangers’ eyes. Eating at her mind the hex poisoned tongue’s speech, leaving only a language… Continue reading A Reader’s Poem: Only Sleeping

My Poems

POEM: The Journey

The Journey A little girl scared helpless, powerless at the mercy of abusers. She longs to be free. A young woman grows angry, despondent at the mercy of the bottle. She dreams of revenge. A brave woman hopes sober, transforming at the mercy of resistance. She claims her future. A wise woman knows blessings, gratitude… Continue reading POEM: The Journey

Personal Power

Upcoming TV Show

Hello, everyone. It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything. I’ve been busy working on several projects, the latest of which I am very excited about. I am producer and host of an upcoming public access TV show (still working on a title), which will focus on issues of child sexual abuse, sexual assault, and… Continue reading Upcoming TV Show