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Haikus #morningcoffeesessions

This morning I had a hard time settling into a poem. I did a quick journal to gather my thoughts...and decided on writing a few haikus. I will read your veins As you absorb morning light Leaves are nature’s books Reach for the most light Falling from the blue jay’s beak Mourning dove witness Water… Continue reading Haikus #morningcoffeesessions

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Today I am – #morningcoffeesessions

Today I am a list A stack of things to do A worker bee with hopes of impressing my queen and my queen is accomplishment Thick gooey sweet honeycomb Get it done At first, I am distracted by the list of things to do today. It is long, not to arduous, but the things on… Continue reading Today I am – #morningcoffeesessions

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#morningcoffeesessions with Firefly Creative Writing

DAY 1 - #morningcoffeesessions I've joined a writer's group through the fabulous Firefly Creative Writing. I've always dreamed of participating in writing with the Firefly family. Apparently, it takes a pandemic to get me there. So be it. There were over 140 of us from near and far, coffee or tea or water nearby, paper… Continue reading #morningcoffeesessions with Firefly Creative Writing

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Interview with Stephanie Steinberg, owner of the Detroit Writing Room

This world really is full of magic. At just about the same time that I was dreaming up Gertrude's Writing Room, Stephanie Steinberg, writer/journalist, was having the same dream. She too wanted to open a space where writers could gather to write, read, learn and play. As I was doing research for Gertrude's whilst writing… Continue reading Interview with Stephanie Steinberg, owner of the Detroit Writing Room

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Q&A WITH JANE CHRISTMAS! Author of ‘Open House – A Life in Thirty-Two Moves’

This is Jane Christmas. Jane writes memoirs. Her newest book, Open House - A Life in Thirty-Two Moves, had a quiet yet important release yesterday (March 24, 2020). Jane lives in England with the love of her life and their dog. I met Jane just over twenty years ago (we were five-years old...I kid. I… Continue reading Q&A WITH JANE CHRISTMAS! Author of ‘Open House – A Life in Thirty-Two Moves’