2nd place, Yellow Moon Tanka Contest 2003
I weigh myself
Kirsty Karkow was born in England and spent much of her youth in Arizona, Trinidad and Barbados.
A resident of the coast of Maine, and Maryland before that, she has at times been a competitive dressage rider, an instructor in Tai Chi and a sculptor in stone and clay.
Active outdoors and with Hospice, Kirsty is married to Ed and they have two grown children.
Writing poetry is a consuming interest which she likens to a spiritual practice.
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