The Friends that Tote together…. Mekeel McBride

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Mekeel McBride (poet, wildlife rehabilitator, life coach, animal whisperer, fine bric-a-brac collector) is many things. Has been many things. Is still becoming many things. She’s been a waitress, an avid roller skater, a baby squirrel mother, and a first-year teacher to some very wily high school boys at a private school. She’s known astronauts, re-incarnating cats, magicians’ doves, heartbreak, and the other side of heartbreak. Mekeel is a fellow quilter, a penpal, and a cheerleader for all poets. Mekeel has written lots of poetry that is good for all seasons and all moods and all people.

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For now, Mekeel uses her tote to carry “my poems, journals, pens, and the current poetry book I’m reading.” I’m sure, in a pinch, Mekeel would use this tote to carry the wayward baby possum or stunned song sparrow.

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Previous tote posts in this series: Caro Clark, Totes Ma Goats

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