About Mai Lon Gittelsohn

Mai Lon Gittelsohn lives in Del Mar where she leads classes of seniors in the writing of their memoirs. An elementary school teacher in another life, she is a Fellow with the San Diego Area Writing Project. Her poems have appeared in the San Diego Poetry Annual and the Patterson Literary Review.

“White Bird Morning” by Mai Lon Gittelsohn, 2nd Place Winner Winter 2008

I enjoy “White Bird Morning” by Mai Lon Gittelsohn for many reasons. The poem situates me in the familiarity of an early Sunday morning and then takes a turn into territory that is new to me. It isn’t long before the rich detail informs me that the poem is about the circumstances of a particular … Continue reading

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