I've worked in the building trades for most of my life: carpenter, plumber, electrician. Also been a writer all my life, published a bunch of books, never hit it big. Built my house under redwoods on a mountainside, raised a family, living with the same woman for fifty years, play with the grandkids. That's a career and it continues yet.
  • La Honda, California
  • JoinedMarch 25, 2014



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JoeCottonwood JoeCottonwood May 27, 2016 06:59PM
Another poem about my daughter, dog bites, doll houses.https://www.wattpad.com/262694527-not-much-but-plenty-stray-dogs
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Stories by Joe Cottonwood
Construction Zone by JoeCottonwood
Construction Zone Poetry
There's dirt under my fingernails, sawdust in my hair. I'm proud to say I hammer nails. Install toilets. Hang drywall. Welcome to the construction zone. Note: I've had to "unpublish" a few poems from this...
Marriage Junkie by JoeCottonwood
Marriage Junkie Poetry
An addiction. Highs, lows. Dependence, craving. And children.
Each Day by JoeCottonwood
Each Day Poetry
Each Day is a poem come to life. Good days, miracles. Bad days, termites.
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