Each day is a list to climb. Mostly mountainous. Time is full...and so is my brain and my belly and my dreams. I stop working on the computer and take a walk to get out of my head and fingertips...to engage my legs and skin in an activity with nature. I fall into bed sometimes… Continue reading ALL THE THINGS
Let's begin with the poem... What a week... On Monday, May 9th, 2022 at about 4:45pm, the news of my new role as Poet Laureate became official. By 5pm, my socials were on fire as was my inbox. I couldn't keep up with the incoming messages of joy and congratulations! (This is not my ego… Continue reading First Poem, First Week – Life of a Poet Laureate!
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 My First Live Poetry Reading in Two Years electric yowzawild heart bangingthroat drummingthe words the words parading off the pageinto the air – marchingon shoulders, dancing oncheeks, the eyes hotwith emotionthe words the words rooting out of my bodyanchoring me homein that room, making roomfor language to zingthe words the words purpose… Continue reading #NPM22 – The Intimacy of My First Live Poetry Reading In Two Years & The Intimacy of Picnics