WE DID IT! I am just beside myself with joy and love and excitement for this grand role I have been given the honour of taking on! For the next four years, I will be your humble Poet Laureate of Windsor! I am following in the fine footsteps of Mary Ann Mulhern, Windsor's second Poet… Continue reading MEGA ANNOUNCEMENT! THE NEW POET LAUREATE OF WINDSOR…
Two Book Launches, a class, a workshop and an interview! Hello friends! It's been a few days since my last post...took a little break to rest and reflect and to begin getting back into things that the dragging-on-of-winter was making difficult! But I'm feeling good in body, mind and spirit. The warm temperatures, chatty birds,… Continue reading A Week of Literary Bliss!
The Intimacy of Cutting the Grass Lines of poetryLines of cut lawnLines of emailsLines of things I should have saidLines of things I said… One missed chunk of dog poopAvoid it, then oops (Gross) Vibrating arms legs bonesThinking of exercise (Does this count?)Thinking of the dirt beside the toilet (Clean that next)Looking at the other… Continue reading #NPM22 The Intimacy of Cutting the Grass & The Intimacy of Writing Poems About Intimacy – Poetry Month Completion
The Intimacy of DreamsAfter Paul Laurence Dunbar ‘Dreams’ Ah! DreamsThe thriving joys thatburst through seams The jelly hearts thatcurrent streamsThe fairy wings thatcarry beamsOf sun’s pure light &all that gleams Ah! DreamsFears untethered on displayTo bask in peace – to play! To play!To hold in smiles come what mayAh! Dreams, so real – Today! Today!… Continue reading #NPM22 -The Intimacy of Dreams & The Intimacy of Lists