Dorothy Alves Holmes
A Poet Who Loves To Sing
P.O. Box 344 Millers Tavern, Virginia 23115.
Dorothy Alves Holmes is a mother of two adult
daughters, Roletha and Shelly, the grandmother of seven and the
great-grandmother of three. She lives in Millers Tavern,
Virginia, having moved there from Baltimore, Maryland several
years ago. Prior to her move, Dorothy was a part of the Cultural
Enrichment Program of the Baltimore City Schools, performing as
a poet and storyteller. Dorothy held this position for six
Prior to her work in the schools, Dorothy was employed for twenty years as an award-winning District Sales Manager for Avon Products, Inc. Dorothy is in the Who's Who of Avon District Managers being a member of the Circle of Excellence which consists of the top ten percent in-sales increases.
Dorothy is currently the coordinator of a preschool reading
program called 123READ. This unique program encourages reading
readiness and language development.
"Each time I read Dorothy A. Holmes I get
an extra insight into her chosen subject by way of her ability
to condense..." Fay Slimm, Poet, Cornwall.U.K.