About Kelly Sievers

Kelly Sievers has published poetry in Prairie Schooner, The Seattle Review, Poet Lore and The Oregonian newspaper. Her newest publications are in collections: Kent State University Press' The Poetry of Nursing, Poems and Commentaries of Leading Nurse Poets and Outrider Press' Vacations--the Good, the Bad & the Ugly.

A Dime in My Pocket: A Memoir

Following this prize-winning essay, Sheila discusses the author’s craft and technique for creating an essay that uses imagery and details to work toward a felt understanding. A Dime in My Pocket By Kelly Sievers I scooted a chair close to my father’s bed, pulled the side rail down, and released his hands from restraints. In … Continue reading

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