April is for Poetry | 4.8.21

April is for Poetry | 4.8.21

Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet believes to be interior and personal which the reader recognizes as his own. — Salvatore Quasimodo One of the best things about National Poetry Month is the discovery of new-to-me poets and this year is no exception...

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Welcome, March! | 3.1.21

Welcome, March! | 3.1.21

It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade. — Charles Dickens Welcome March! I have been eagerly awaiting your arrival! It seems Dickens and I have the same vision of March......

100 Days of Hope | Week 9

100 Days of Hope | Week 9

Hope itself is like a star — not to be seen in the sunshine of prosperity, and only to be discovered in the night of adversity. — Charles Haddon Spurgeon This quote has been so true for me this week. Sometimes, when life is just grand... why do you need hope? It is in...

Release | February 2021

Release | February 2021

I am joining Carolyn again this month to share my word update. This may be the most exhausting blog post I have ever written. I started it on Friday, rewrote it on Saturday, deleted it on Sunday and started again...exhausting  to the nth power! And even then......

100 Days of Hope | Week 9

100 Days of Hope | Week 9

“The snow doesn't give a soft white damn whom it touches.” ― E.E. Cummings Winter reminded us over that it was far from over this week. We got snow, on snow, on snow, with a bit of freezing rain thrown in for fun... Oh, and bitter cold temperatures for the exclamation...

Unraveled Wednesday | 2.17.21

Unraveled Wednesday | 2.17.21

As I get ready to embark on my Lenten Poetry Journey, I thought some words of wisdom from Ferlinghetti's Poetry As Insurgent Art would be the perfect thing to start me on my journey! Be a songbird, not a parrot. Be a canary in the coal mine. (A dead canary is not just...

Presidents’ Day | 2.15.21

Presidents’ Day | 2.15.21

This weekend being a long weekend was advantageous...it was icy over the weekend and overnight came some more snow, not as much as was predicted (thank goodness) but still, it is good that Steve has today off. I stumbled across this poem by Louise Glück and I thought...

 

 

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