Poet, Nature Lover, Humanitarian,
All-around Wonderful Human!
Show Notes with Links:
- I met Savannah when she won the Central Colorado Writers YOUTH WRITING CONTEST Bronze prize for “Mangroves Whisper Life and Death.” The assigned topic was “SOMEDAY”…she talks about her inspiration.
- Read her story on the Central Colorado Writers website: https://www.ccwriters.org/
- Her debut publication is a Poetry Collection: SIX TALL TREES
- She tells us how she came to Buena Vista, Colorado from Indiana for her senior HS year.
- “Through the dirt on my feet and the air we all share, I find peace in struggle and triumph” (back cover). I ask how she got to be so wise. She talks about her wonderful grandmother.
- We discuss her understanding of things being “neither good nor bad, they just are,” I read Mountain Mindset (p. 48)
- Life presents challenges, not problems!
- She also paints birdhouses!
- Savannah reads a few of her favorite poems and we discuss them.
- Her understanding of time comes through in Mountain Mindset and Winter (p. 80)
- I suggest Eckhart Tolle’s The Power of Now.
- We discuss her poem Want (p. 11) and her BIG question (p. 7)
- Her illustrations remind me of Etch A Sketch. They are one-line sketches, and they embellish her book beautifully.
- She talks about a typical family evening, challenges of high school, and looking forward to attending Missouri University of Science and Technology.
- She offers advice to young writers.
- email Savannah at email@example.com and you may order her book from her Instagram account: stully_20 or
- Order from Barnes & Noble: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/six-tall-trees-savannah-j-tully/1143206791
- Or Amazon:
Find my other work here!
- Laurel’s Amazon Author page
- My YouTube Channel
- https://soundcloud.com/laurelmchargue (my podcast)
- @laurelstuff (my TikTok)
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