Authors & Poets
Jerry Johnson – Vermont Author
“Jerry’s poetry is from the heart and refreshingly accessible. You don’t need a Rosetta Stone to understand it.” –Howard Frank Mosher
Jerry Johnson – Vermont author lives in a restored century-old schoolhouse on his farm in the fabled Vermont Northeast Kingdom. His farm the natural beauty of this part of Vermont and his animals especially his horses and dogs are the inspiration for much of his poetry.
“Creativity is the essential response to grief.” —Henry Seiden, Ph.D.
I didn’t stumble across the above quote until years later, but it describes my reaction to losing the love of my life at age twenty-nine. She and I had known each other for years, lived together, then bought a home; had planned a forever future.
Too bad forever never lasts as long as we hope.
Though, I will admit. Despite the tears, the regret, the months of mourning, the endless lament of “what could have been” – there is a happy ending to this story.
But it won’t arrive for over two decades. More about William Northey’s story.