Tomorrow Jett and I celebrate our birthdays! I can't help but think about where I was, what my body was doing/feeling, how close we were to meeting the giant-sized baby in my belly...that fateful May 27th, 2006 when we had no idea what was ahead...but for the dream coming true of birthing a child. And,… Continue reading Poem 147 – Remembering birth & more
Hang over it all hangs overthe gratefulnessa fresh layer of skinthe elation electric hair-raising constant hum marrow made of joystem cells carryinglove like oxygenthis is a differentdose of alive sugar headachetemples pulsing with the pleasureof purpose ribs like bone clotheslineswith pinned up mouthssmiling & ripecheeks landing padsfor tear stormstouching downinterior quakesperfectly shiftingmy core complete heavinessa community quiltflung… Continue reading Poem 120 – Hang Over & GRAND THANKS!
Gulls 2 the gulls are backdrawing up dawnwith their claw-screams their piercing lyrics hysterically joyful Merp. Another typo yesterday. Had an extra 'to' that wasn't necessary. Did you see it? My editorial skills are clearly not to par these last few days. All good. We learn. This just in... Thank you soooo very much to… Continue reading Poem 107 – Gulls 2 & Review
Mark your calendars for Thursday, April 29, 2021 and join me and special guest host Charis Cotter as we celebrate the launch of my new collection of poetry 'thimbles', published by Palimpsest Press. This is a virtual event that starts at 7:30pm. Zoom link will be available soon! This event will feature a reading, discussion,… Continue reading Save the Date! Book Launch!