Lessons from Nature Debut – What Happens When I Write a Poem

The debut of “Lessons from Nature” … In the debut video I describe how I write a poem, what happens, and from where the words come. Plus I make mention of e.e. cummings … Didn’t see that coming! This was … Continue reading

Love is Magical – A Renga Poem

In July 2015 Team TLC wrote a renga poem. It took us about 1 or 2 weeks as the nature of a renga is that authors take turns writing a stanza. I love the outcome and felt moved to share … Continue reading

The Alchemy of Writing – Monday Night Poetry

January 13 2024 Monday Night Poetry celebrates 2 years of once a week gatherings! I’ve only been participating since May 2023 and am deeply grateful I decided to step out of my comfort zone last May. This is the absolute … Continue reading

Meet Those Edges With Love and Laughter

December 30 2023 2018 End of Year Poem: The Ride of Life No longer riding on the merry go round, She celebrates whenever she wants, She laughs when it’s funny, And sometimes when it’s not funny, She cries when the … Continue reading

The Facets of Invisibility – Monday Night Poetry

November 4 2023 Monday Night Poetry! I had missed an entire month. It was lovely to be amongst these beautiful folks once again. I shared a new poem and an oldie that was published in Elephant Journal in 2015. The … Continue reading

Leather Flappers – Monday Night Poetry

October 27 2023 Wednesday night Spooky Poetry Slam was so much fun!! Thank you @seemedisco for facilitating! Photos by @sidewayseightprojects and @amethyst_noir.photography!! I didn’t make it past Round 1. But I had a blast! Round 1 was a poem connected … Continue reading

Poetry: Burn it to the Ground – Monday Night Poetry

September 9 2023 Monday Night Poetry – Thank you to my friends, Melinda and Fran, who surprised me with showing up!! It was so fun to see you two, and hang out together! The poetry shared by everyone was absolutely … Continue reading