Poet Kathryn Troxler, "Tunings"
Poet Kathryn Troxler, Tunings
Sunday, February 19, 3pm
Kathryn Beam Troxler was born in California, graduated from U.C. Berkeley in history. studied voice and was a soloist in Bay Area churches for fifteen years. She obtained her Masters Degree from Sonoma State College in Clinical Psychology, and, in 1982, moved with her husband and two daughters to Greensboro, where, she became a psychotherapist and clinical hypnotherapist and practiced for twenty years. She is a painter and an award winning poet who has painted and written poetry since childhood. In 1999, she co-founded the New Garden Poetry Group and has been an active member ever since. Her poems have appeared in magazines and in several collections, including Quaker Woman, Guilford Woman, A Turn In Time, and Lines from A Near Country, Driftwood, and Nature Inspired. She just completed her book entitled Tuning.
Tuning: This collection of poetry explores universal themes such as where we came from and where we are going --life, death, aging, faith, relationships to culture, nature, animals, and individuals, the means by which we nurture and restore ourselves. The author delights in visual beauty, the music of language, the resonance of overarching themes as reflected in and connecting the indiividual poems.