Carolee Sherwood is a painter, mixed media artist, poet and mother of three boys, ages 8, 6, and 4. Her poetry has been published online at qarrtsiluni and women’synergy, and in print: the Winter 2008 edition of Ballard Street Poetry Journal and Issue 5 of Other. In 2006, WAMC, Northeast Public Radio, broadcast a recording of her personal essay about piercing her nose at age 33. Carolee blogs about the creative process in a life crowded with children and cluttered by moods at The Polka-Dot Witch blog. She is a contributor to a number of online poetry projects, including read write poem.