Vera M. Chaffee

FEATURED POET FEBRUARY AND MARCH 2011

I was born in 1924, in Alexis, Illinois, but was raised in Smithfield, where I went to a one-room school.  I currently reside in Peoria, Illinois.

I graduated from Liberty Beauty School but worked at Caterpillar three times and also did underwriting for Auto-Owners Insurance for 13 years.

Although I haven’t written much poetry myself, I always enjoyed the poetry club meetings and encouraging my husband George to write.

FEATURED POET FOR  FEBRUARY AND MARCH 2011:  To read more of Vera’s poetry, click on the individual titles below, or click on her name under Club Poets, to find more poems on her profile page.

More Poetry from Vera:

Serenity

Butch and I

My Granddaughter

A Friend

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