Sharon Lask Munson was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan.
She was educated at Michigan State University and Wayne State
University. After college, with an eye on travel, Sharon
taught five years overseas for the Department of Defense in England,
Germany, Okinawa, and Puerto Rico. Following overseas teaching,
she drove up the Alcan Highway to Anchorage, Alaska where she
put down new roots, taught school, married, and lived for the
next twenty years. She is now retired and lives with her
husband, Keith, in Eugene, Oregon
Sharon is active in Lane Literary Guild as well as Oregon Poetry association. She is a member of the 1st and 3rd poets. She is past co-chairman of the Eugene chapter of the OPA Springfield Library poetry readings.
She takes part in Poets in the Schools. She is part of the
Oregon Poetic Voices produced by Lewis and Clark College.
Sharon says poetry is the means by which we can keep and share
our memories, observations, and reflections. She writes every
day, her desk overlooking tall oaks in the front yard. She
carries a pen and small notebook with her everywhere. After she
puts down the first line, the rest flows. She enjoys using the