A Song for Morning

This blog Blush of Dawn is for found moments of beauty and meaning. Here is something I found beautiful this week.”Morning ‘71” by Anne Marie Almedal.YouTube link, no video here, you can just listen to the song :)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5B_Qt3U1Eg&feature=share

Healing, How?—My Personal Story

“Lighthouse”painting by me2013If you’ve been reading this blog this year, you might have seen me mention my own healing early spring this year and might have wondered from what I had found healing and what had helped me heal. I want to share this story because maybe you’ve had a similar experience or are going through…… Continue reading Healing, How?—My Personal Story

Collected Lyrics by Edna St. Vincent Millay: A Reflection

chamomile lavender tea after a few sips poetry book a bedtime read In a previous post I wrote about wanting to read this book after not reading a poetry book for a long time. I also mentioned my own poem in which I mentioned this poet’s name, but due to memory loss surrounding that time I…… Continue reading Collected Lyrics by Edna St. Vincent Millay: A Reflection

A Dream With A Question About Water

photo I took July 2018 Hull, Massachusettssummer following the publication of my book MoonflowerIn a recent dream I had, this question about water was asked to me. There was no voice or person seen in the dream, just the question:Which bodies of water are your favorite?While still dreaming, I immediately recalled my focus on ponds over…… Continue reading A Dream With A Question About Water

Memory, A Poet, Opening An Antique Book

a candlethis library booka bookmark that was already insideAbout eight years ago, I wrote a poem mentioning a poet’s name and that one was placed in Moonflower. Late spring this year I wanted to read poetry again and couldn’t remember the last time I’d read any, so I began reading some online.Just recently, I thought, I’d…… Continue reading Memory, A Poet, Opening An Antique Book

Free Book: A Haunted House Stories by Virginia Woolf

A Haunted House and Other Stories by Virginia Woolf (free online)This is one of the funniest books I’ve read in a long time!The words following one after the other are seemingly random at first but they come together so clearly as you read on. It is not a scary book, which I enjoyed since I don’t…… Continue reading Free Book: A Haunted House Stories by Virginia Woolf