A Village Life, A Book That Gently Nudged Me On

A picture to represent the feeling of this book. A few thoughts on form, nothing to spoil the excitement of reading. A Village Life, poems by Louise Glück, brings the reader into an unnamed Mediterranean town depicted through poems, which all contain a distinct voice that remains consistent throughout it, with a cool tone, and yet in certain…… Continue reading A Village Life, A Book That Gently Nudged Me On

Grandma’s Birthday Coming Up, What She’d Say

 My grandma’s 97th birthday is soon to come this Easter Sunday. She’d passed away last year a few months after turning 96.At first I wasn’t sure if these holidays coinciding this year were a good thing. But I know what she would say if I thought I couldn’t celebrate Easter happily. “What are you going…… Continue reading Grandma’s Birthday Coming Up, What She’d Say

Time Passing

  Looking straight ahead, reaching back. It did matter. My hand cannot change a fact, but I’ve believed in a touch more than a fact.

Hi From The Library

Hi from the library. I have this book that was ready today and one I had planned to read and yet don’t exactly remember requesting from the library, but I know I wasn’t “sleep booking.”;)  See “Sleep Blogging, Sleep Talking.”Back to reading… Things that are free: the library, touch, the sky, the moon, the sun,…… Continue reading Hi From The Library

I Missed Spring Officially, But It Wasn’t Too Late

 I want to send a warm thank you to everyone who has gotten my poetry book! And I am happy to send out words into the world.I also would like to invite you to Poetry Appreciators on Facebook, a group for anyone who loves words that contain the best of poetry, whether they’re classified as poetry or fiction or memoir, purely…… Continue reading I Missed Spring Officially, But It Wasn’t Too Late

Reading Edna and Lines I’ve Remembered

Reading a poem by Edna. I feel like I could’ve been born in the late 1800s and shared poetry in the 1920s with people like her. Keeping that essence alive as I continue writing in 2021, a hundred years later.Reading A Poem By EdnaAn interesting thought I had, which lines of poetry have I remembered?…… Continue reading Reading Edna and Lines I’ve Remembered

Rumi And Shams: Living Room Reading

I planned to read poetry not until tomorrow, but Peeko was hanging out in the living room with me when I got back home and I thought he might like to hear some at this time. Some poems he’d looked annoyed and walked away mid-read or had knocked the book off the counter onto the…… Continue reading Rumi And Shams: Living Room Reading