About Barbara Simmons

Barbara Simmons retired from a career as an English teacher, college admissions officer, and counseling director into a life of traveling, much reading, writing (often with Writing It Real Members online), volunteering as a Stephen Minister at her church, and serving on the editorial board for her church publications as well as on the Board of Directors for the school where she was a faculty member.

“Driving Home” by Barbara Simmons, 2nd Place Tie Winner, Winter 2018 Contest

Our fall/winter 2018 contest judge Kelli Agodon felt that two poems tied for 2nd place. We posted one last week, “Grave Site Visit” by Nancy Levinson, and this week we are posting the second second-place winning poem, Barbara Simmons “Driving Home.” Kelli wrote this about her choice of Barbara’s poem: “Driving Home” is a lovely … Continue reading

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