“My Poetry Book” by Irene Joy Caplan

Bubby with her flowers, 2015

Irene Joy Caplan ( June 10, 1944 - September 22, 2020)

Irene compiled these hand written poems in a little booklet in 1988. When she wrote them she was in her forties and mourning the loss of her first son, Chuck, who died as a teenager after battling cancer. Her youngest son, Ted, is my husband. I knew Irene, as Bubby, a proud mom and grandma. I found these poems amid a pile of photo albums after…

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Former Theatre and Diversity and Inclusion teacher, is currently writing and incorporating her best teaching to her own life.

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Former Theatre and Diversity and Inclusion teacher, is currently writing and incorporating her best teaching to her own life.