“River’s poetic writings and artistic touches reflect her diverse upbringing and Ojibwe roots plus the ponderings she has being a forty something American mother living with the progression of Multiple Sclerosis. .” full bio

current poetry and updates of my doings can be found on this site here or by clicking A Pocket of Agates in the menu


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Current book projects:

I have finished my first full length poetry manuscript, Spirit Songs. Stay tuned for updates.

I am working on a new edition of Stumbled & Standing.



Made Here Poetry Contest 2013


LOMP 2014 Awards
         category #7 Award of Merit; #4 Citation; #3 Citation
Lomp 2015 Awards

Lomp 2016 Awards

Lomp 2017 Awards


I enjoy to participate in Open Mics during the month. My favorite is the Barbaric Yawp in North St Paul. the 4th Sunday of the month.Video Reading- Artist Quarter


Poetry Blog-A Pocket of Agates

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