Poem 359 - Nod in the lulls between feasts & filmsgifts exchangedreceiving joy & full-bellylaughter, I see her Loss holds a candlebehind the treeshe is quietthought-fullher heart a foreston her sleeve we acknowledgeeach other witha nod & my heartcrawls up herleg, adds acluster of saplingsto her woodland Poem 360 - Desideratum the end is near… Continue reading Poem 359 & 360 – Nod & Desideratum
Anti-Ode to Allergies Inspired by 'Ode to Common Things' by Pablo Neruda The infinitely small play leap frog in my nose resulting in a land of itch Two pinky moist nostrils landing strips for pesky pollen I cannot see or smell The so soft softness of dandelion fluff flutters about on tangents of adventures on… Continue reading Two Poems #morningcoffeesessions
Yahoo! I'm over at the League of Canadian Poets blog today where my first column about being a writer and a parent is posted! I'm calling it: The Writer Parent - Dancing the Duality! #fancy Do check it out - as well as all the other inspiring and exciting posts being published on the blog!… Continue reading First Column Up on the League of Canadian Poet’s Blog!
September always falls into my lap like a bunch of orange leaves. This year is no exception. We've all been feeling the speed at which life is going this year. I call it #ballsfast. (You can start a world phenomenon with the hashtag. Go ahead.) While the summer did go by #ballsfast each day felt… Continue reading The Working Writer