Alma Margaret Permar is a writer who has taught school, been an executive for various community organizations, owned her own consulting business, and been a manager for real estate development and construction. She grew up in Steubenville, Ohio, and earned her bachelor’s degree from Tarkio College, Missouri. She has also lived in Shreve, Ohio; in Pittston and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; in New York City, New York; and in Bethesda, Maryland. She currently lives with her husband, George Macpherson, in Tucson, Arizona. She has traveled to the Middle East, Latin America, the Caribbean, South America, Africa, and most regions of the United States. Alma is a member of the Society of Southwestern Authors.
Throughout her mosaic life of nurturing family, pursuing varied careers, and doing extensive travel, Alma has embraced the constancy of writing. Her poems have been published in magazines and other media, and her short stories read and her plays performed at community events. In the margins of her journey she always writes about her insights into living. This is a small collection of poems from her writings. Alma may be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org.