Tag Archives: Terri Erickson

After the Funeral

Terri Kirby Erickson Lewisville, North Carolina, United States (Fall 2012) Poet’s statement: When my brother was killed in a tragic accident before his 21st birthday, the anguish I felt was unbearable. Watching my parents, particularly my mother, mourn the loss of their only son was almost worse. In retrospect, it seems that the emotional agony […]

Breast Cancer Suite

Terri Kirby Erickson Lewisville, North Carolina, United States (Winter 2011) Poet’s statement: Since I became a published poet, it has been my privilege to spend a few hours volunteering at one of our local cancer centers, working with a very compassionate chaplain—one who understands the healing power of words. She invited me first, to speak […]