by Erica Schlaefer
I witnessed that a smile can cure all that is hurtful and unbearable.
I have endured long enough to learn that unrelenting joy can come from the ashes of dread.
I have whispered somewhere to someone my gratitude for aligning my heart with my soul once again.
about the poet.
Erica and her husband struggled for years to conceive. The are now adoptive parents and co-founders of the non-profit Parenthood for Me.