Sharon Fain

SHARON FAIN started writing when her youngest child went away to college. Her work has appeared in Poetry Northwest, Nimrod, Calyx, Midwest Quarterly, Rain City Review, and other publications. Raised in upstate New York and educated at Tufts and the University of Colorado, she is on the counseling faculty at City College of San Francisco and also worked for many years as adjunct professor of developmental psychology at John F. Kennedy University.

The Poems:

Snowy Owl
Getting It Right
A Birth
Waiting for the Bear
Screen Saver
Losing the Drought
Isla Mujeres: Weeks Before the Breakdown
On Hearing Jack Gilbert Talk About Death
One Month at Casa Sotovento
Out on the Deck at Sirens
Waiting to Hear About the Biopsy
Elvis at Chiang Mai
High Desert
Letters From Sarajevo
On Seeing the Place Where I First Made Love

TIMES TEN: An Anthology of Northern California Poets