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Catherine May Greensides, American poet. Named a Famous Poet for 2001, Famous Poets Society, 2002; nominee Poet of the Year, International Poetry Society Poets, 2002; named to, International Poetry Hall of Fame, 1998; recipient Commemorative Award Medallion, International Poet of Merit Silver Award Bowl, 2002, Editor's Choice award, 2003. Member of Northern California Song Writers Association, International Society Poets, Friends of Filoli.

Background

Greensides, Catherine May was born on November 17, 1927 in San Francisco, California, United States. Daughter of Reginald David and Isabella Muir (Grant) Greensides.

Education

Studied, College San Mateo, California, 1948—1949. Studied fine arts (voice), San Francisco Conservatory Music, 1939—1951.

Career

Bookkeeper Bank of America, San Mateo, California, 1945—1946. Office clerk Lowe & Zwerlein, 1946—1947. Note department First Interstate Bank, Burlingame, 1949—1983.

Poet, since 1997.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (poetry) Chasing the Wind, 1997 (Editor's Choice, 1997), Reflections of the Heart, 1997, A Treasury of Famous Poems, 1997 (Award of Recognition, 1997), Richard Henry Wilde, 1997, Rainbow Rivulets, 1998, Best Poems of 1998, The Layers of Our Lives, 2002 (Editor's Choice, 2002), A Famous Poet, 1998 (Award of Recognition, 1998), The Best Poems and Poets of 2002, 2003, The Best Poems and Poets of 2003, 2004, Theatre of the Mind, 2003. Composer: (songs) Song of Gratitude, 2001.

Membership

Member of Northern California Song Writers Association, International Society Poets, Friends of Filoli.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, japanese brush painting.

Connections

father:
Reginald David Greensides

mother:
Isabella Muir (Grant) Greensides