Two Poems of Mine Published in Indelible

My two poems, “This Ring” and “Droplets Slide Down the Pine and Land Upon the Grass Within a Slow Dance” are in print today in the latest issue of Indelible, an online literary and arts magazine, Issue #6, “The Feminine.” To read my two poems in Indelible, click This Ring and Other Poem, by Jade…… Continue reading Two Poems of Mine Published in Indelible

Pure Fun, New Moon, Writing Notebook

Last night Monday…Peeko sitting in my chair with such pride. And he might show up at your job as your new Project Manager, you never know. Last week I could sum up with the line, Reason for Exhaustion: Writing sonnets all day. One Shakespearean. One Petrarchan: complex rhyme scheme sent me crashing by 4 pm.…… Continue reading Pure Fun, New Moon, Writing Notebook

An Amazing Art Reading from Some Weeks Ago

This video was recently posted, an art event and poetry reading I’d attended some time ago—I wasn’t reading my own work at this meeting or making any audible comments, but the camera will show my appreciation for the art, poems, and background stories shared. (If you notice, no it’s not a camera trick; I did…… Continue reading An Amazing Art Reading from Some Weeks Ago

Flying Carpets by Hedy Habra, Stories to Show You This Life as They Drift You Away

Flying Carpets by Hedy Habra contains some of the finest short fiction I’ve read, a genre of which I am most selective when it comes to favorites and I don’t read often, yet these stories invite the reader in with glimmering prose poetry and curiosity about the many facets of everyday life, stories grounded in…… Continue reading Flying Carpets by Hedy Habra, Stories to Show You This Life as They Drift You Away

Morning in Boston, Night in Australia, A Multi-National Online Poetry Reading

It was a memorable poetry reading I co-hosted today ‘From Boston to Oz’ with my long-time poet online friend from Adelaide, Australia, Deb Stewart who had the idea for the event and invited me. 🙏😊 And yes that was a book of hers on my shelf Slow Notes, a beautiful white & green poetry book…… Continue reading Morning in Boston, Night in Australia, A Multi-National Online Poetry Reading

Me, The Failed Scientist, Learning

My first wild jasmine flowers brought inside, the first day I set them up in this glass and took this photo. They were flowers of great love. This is a post of mistakes clarified for you with my apologies. I first wrote about my little gardening composting experience with my first strawberry plants and was…… Continue reading Me, The Failed Scientist, Learning

Three Memorable Poetry Books and a Lasting Thought

I am replacing yesterday’s post about my writing process with just the second half of it as I realized l wish to let my books stand on their own without much information on my intentions. And I added a new very short last paragraph. I am happy that the memorable books of poems I’ve read…… Continue reading Three Memorable Poetry Books and a Lasting Thought

A Recent Online Poetry Reading by Indelible

This was a great, relaxed Zoom poetry reading by Indelible for their just launched latest issue. I attended it having heard of the event through the author and artist Hedy Habra whose poetry book I’d recently bought and had hosted on this blog a giveaway for the free extra copy l’d accidentally received myself. During…… Continue reading A Recent Online Poetry Reading by Indelible

When Summer Begins You Can Win a Book of Poetry

I would like to say hello to new readers and to anyone who’s been reading awhile. On the blog, you can win this poetry book for free! I received an extra copy of it when my first missing one had turned up in my mailbox, and it was a happy surprise; now you can be…… Continue reading When Summer Begins You Can Win a Book of Poetry