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"My Father" by Karen Mobley

Grace June

Karen Mobley is an artist, writer and arts consultant.  Her poetry has been included in anthologies including WA129, Spokane Writes, I am a Town, and will be a part of Try this at Home being published by Scablands Press.  Karen is one of the poets featured in   A long time ago, she published a chapbook called Prairie Wind Winter.  To learn more about Karen go to

Chris Maccini previously worked at SPR as Morning Edition host and producing arts and special programming such as The Bookshelf, Poetry Moment, Northwest Arts Review, special features and more.