V.E Bretherick is a retired mental health and personal support worker who lives with her family in Oshawa, Ontario. She is an enthusiastic gardener, photographer, artist and writer. She is also a member of The Writers Community of Durham Region where she has published poetry and been awarded a writing scholarship for a short story submission. Her work has also been shortlisted in Women on Writing online journal. Vivienne has several mental health articles published in professional journals. She enjoys traveling and is currently working on a novel based on her experiences growing up in the southwest of England.
This poem was previously published in the Word Weaver, fall 2016 Writers Community of Durham Region.