Flowers of a Dream, An Affectionate Reflection

I wondered what I could give, somehow a little unsettled too; I’d wanted to give something to this author as she had brought me with her into that poetry cove awhile and has cared for me so tenderly with her poetry and presence. And then I saw these ending lines of hers from the introduction…… Continue reading Flowers of a Dream, An Affectionate Reflection

The Raven and Mrs. Poe: A Book Reflection Part 1

I sat on my big meadow-patterned chair in the sun room and opened up my latest borrowed library book, Mrs. Poe by Lynn Cullen, a novel recommended to me by my pen pal, Katrina. The cover sparked my interest, the ornate, golden arch and partial image of this elegant-looking woman (which is “Woman’s Face” by…… Continue reading The Raven and Mrs. Poe: A Book Reflection Part 1

A Tiny Book with Spirit—The Poetry of Yeats

If the date on the top of my screen is right, it’s November twenty-first, and it’s been a long and bony time since I’ve last blogged regularly.  During these months, I’ve been settling into my new house and still don’t have a writing room ready as I’m waiting for it to be painted, but at least…… Continue reading A Tiny Book with Spirit—The Poetry of Yeats