Welcome to Mary Grace Writing, the online home of Mary Grace van der Kroef, writer, poet, and artist.


A single act
or gesture.
The power to propel
or gather.


Strong hands trace the grains down the length of lumber.

“She’s beautiful.”
“It’ll do then?”

Muscular hands grasp the beam, pulling it down from the delivery truck.

Pots of Hope/Dwelling Literary

I have a short poem that came out at Dwelling Literary today. Pots of Hope is a feature in the GREENHOUSE Issue. It can be read on page 22 of the downloadable version. I enjoy Dwellig Literary for their interactive monthly publications. If you visit their home page on a computer the green house is […]

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