Come Walk with Me

Natalie D-Napoleon was raised by her Croatian immigran parents on a farm with her three siblings in Wattleup, Western Australia and began writing poetry to cure her childhood insomnia. She has toured and performed as a singer-songwriter and has also worked as an English as a Second Language teacher and writing tutor. She has had short stories, poetry and editorials published in Literary Orphans, LA Yoga Magazine,The Santa Barbara News-Press and Westerly (Australia). She lives in Santa Barbara, California with her husband and four-year-old son. The source text for her piece was published in 1994, “Tales of the Mojave Road Publishing Company,” possibly a vanity publication by the author, Emily Wright. nataliednapoleonwordplay.blogspot.com