“The Opening Door”

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Illustration courtesy of Linda A. Stewart, from her novel, Snow’s Run, A Maryland Mystery, published May 2015.


Linda Stewart grew up in an old New England farmhouse with a fireplace in every room, no closets, and many bookshelves. She fell in love with poetry reading her father’s college anthologies. Her poem, “Sugar and Spice”, a tale of two mice outwitting a fox, won a prize in a sixth-grade contest. Among her treasures are her poetry journals. Linda spent forty years sharing her love of literature with children, both those she taught and those she raised.