VERA-JANE GOODIN SCHULTZ
(1955 -- )
Writer, editor, poet
Publisher Hodgepodge Literary Quarterly
Co-founder National Annual Senior Poet Laureate Poetry Competition
Award-winning freelance journalist, columnist
(b.) St. Louis, Missouri (l.) Springfield, Missouri


FACES OF THE MUSE


Muse greets me
often with a polite
handshake;
now and then
gives an affectionate
caress.

There are moments
Muse pulls me into
a passionate embrace--
plays me until
energy explodes
in cosmic orgasm.

Vera-Jane Goodin Schultz