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

Fire Dancing – National Poetry Month – April 13th

April is National Poetry Month. I’m going to attempt to write one poem every day this month. Today’s poem: 13/30 – April 13th. Fire Dancing We’re in the middle of nowhere, Or so it seems Potholes State Park – Moses … Continue reading

Blood Orange Lipstick – National Poetry Month – April 12th

April is National Poetry Month. I’m going to attempt to write one poem every day this month. Today’s poem: 12/30 – April 12th. Blood Orange Lipstick Having stepped out of my comfort zone Anxious, not knowing what to expect I … Continue reading

Hold on Loosely- National Poetry Month – April 11th

April is National Poetry Month. I’m going to attempt to write one poem every day this month. Today’s poem: 11/30 – April 11th. Hold on Loosely It took strength took strength strength To take these steps, To keep going Depart … Continue reading

Some Like it Hot – National Poetry Month – April 10th

April is National Poetry Month. I’m going to attempt to write one poem every day this month. Today’s poem: 10/30 – April 10th. Some Like it Hot It appears to be mundane It’s a ritual actually Remove the lid of … Continue reading

Ode to the Plastic Merry Go Round – National Poetry Month – April 9th

April is National Poetry Month. I’m going to attempt to write one poem every day this month. Today’s poem: #9 for April 9th. (Camilla and her mom, Patty – Easter 2024) Ode to the Plastic Merry-Go-Round White Plastic Used for … Continue reading

Vibing With My Thoughts – National Poetry Month – April 8th

April is National Poetry Month. I’m going to attempt to write one poem every day this month. Today’s poem: #8 for April 8th. Vibing With My Thoughts Gather my thoughts you say? Scores of racing thoughts Each vying for attention … Continue reading

She is Fire – National Poetry Month – April 7th

April is National Poetry Month. I’m going to attempt to write one poem every day this month. Today’s poem: # 7 for April 7th. She is Fire Lost Anxious Worried I eventually make my way to you When I quiet … Continue reading