Poetic escape

Photo of Evan Moodie Photography Shaindel Beers says poetry is a way to process the twists and turns of her life. Glimpses into her rich inner world and her unorthodox childhood appear in her book, "A Brief History of Time."

Poet Shaindel Beers isn't a person who is easily categorized, labeled or placed neatly in any sort of box.

"Thinking back, there could probably be about 50 movies of the week done about my life," Beers said.

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