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ERIC Number: ED452436
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Apr-20
Pages: 109
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Beginnings IV: A Publication of Adult Student Writing of the Ohio Writers' Conference.
Kent State Univ., OH. Ohio Literacy Resource Center.
This document contains 61 poems, short stories, and personal reflections that were selected from more than 300 entries submitted by adult literacy students throughout Ohio. The works included are as follows: "The Apartment" (Shirley Pettit); "The Last Poem Before I Die" (Lonnie Littleton); "A Family Lost" (Mary Rapp); "Inner Child" (Regina Mulkey); "Life Changes" (Michael McFadden); "Blood" (Toshia Smith); "Life as a Single Father" (Dale Sherman); "A Turtle?" (Marjie Mustard); "The Paper" (Christine Seman); "Fade Myself" (Faith D. Crabtree); "Wings to Fly" (Karen Barnes); "My Life on the Streets; Mi Vida en las Calles" (Christian Velez); "Relax, Be Gentle" (Karen S. Smith); "Divorce" (Carol E. Gessner); "Hobbies" (Linda Montgomery); "Hit Man" (Diane Brown); "Liquid Nightmare" (Larry Hurd); "Life and Choices" (Patricia Santos); "Shaking Hands" (Mahammed Kutubuddin); "I Never Dreamed" (Roberto Benitez); "Goodbye, Love" (Christopher Barker); "Old Friends" (Cynthia Rush); "Love" (Adam D. Rice); "A Christmas Rose" (Twila Cross); "Haircut" (Kum Sun Kim); "Mommy" (Renee Glaze); "A Day in the Life of a Typical Mother" (Sally White); "New World" (Christine Seman); "Fly Away...Beside Me" (Monique Ross); "My Grandson and Me" (Art Massengil); "My Teacher" (Monique G. Ross); "September" (Prescious Eutsey); "Dear Mom" (Dawn Bradley); "Playing Tricks" (Carrie Miller); "Being Proud" (Fumiko Adair); "The Butterfly" (Laura Lee Green-Kulcak); "A Tennessee Childhood" (Art Massengill); "Boyhood Days" (Earl Willford); "The Night a P.T. Boat Prowled Lake Erie" (Philip H. Edwards);"Supreme Court of India" (Mahammed Kutubuddin); "My Mountains" (Milita Stringer); "Family Memories" (Laura Lee Green-Kulcak); "A Terrible Day in My Life" (Thuy Nguyen); "A Love Letter" (Tatyana O'Neill); "The Street Beggars" (Quang Minh Cao); "Autumn" (Anh Phuong Nguyen); "Ponies" (Cynthia Harrison); "Morning" (Marjie Mustard); "Winter" (Art Massengill); "Untouched Island" (Heather Tilley); "Butterfly" (Anh Phuong Nguyen); "Winter's Fun" (Carol Rudder); "Our Unusual Household and Its Inhabitants" (Angela Murphy); "The Little Lame Donkey" (Etta Lorene Bailey); "High Pressure Performance" (Jeff Bell); "The Cellar" (Katherine White); "Restoring a '55 Chevy" (Ed Garcia); "Peace" (Vickie Hargraves); "Silent Tears" (Christian Velez); "Sunglasses" (Amanda JoAnna Edge); "A New Beginning" (Tri Huynh); and "A Family of God's Servants" (M. Foltz). Concluding the document are brief biographies of some of the authors and a list of 141 adult literacy students who submitted entries that were not published. (MN)
Ohio Literacy Resource Center, Research 1, 1100 Summit St., P.O. Box 5190, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242-0001. Tel: 800-765-2897 (Toll Free); Tel: 330-672-2007; Fax: 330-672-4841l e-mail:; Web site: For full text:
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Creative Works
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Career-Technical and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Kent State Univ., OH. Ohio Literacy Resource Center.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio