Haiku to Charm the Years By ~ A Midlife Memoir in Verse records the poet’s journey through midlife. The poetry, crafted with grace and humor, reflects a panoply of day-to-day triumphs and challenges, ruminations, and bliss. The collection as a whole is an undeniable tribute to the varied colors and character of this unique stage of life. Readers will laugh out loud, cringe in empathy, and perhaps even shed a tear or two. Fellow women traveling through the middle ages, and those who know and love them, will be at times touched and tickled, and will be forever comforted by the ever-present reminders — stay open, walk toward laughter, glow without reserve, love with arms wide open.