(Japanese Artwork)You might hear someone wonder aloud about how to understand poetry or its purpose; maybe you have, too. I believe that poetry can be appreciated naturally but is not really experienced only literally. Sometime after I thought of the title of this blog, Blush of Dawn and created it, I learned that pink skies in the…… Continue reading Please Don’t Eat A Moonflower, Or Be Saddened By Burned Up Honey
My sister, Jenna made this beautiful antipasto the way my Grandma had made it each year, in honor of her.Stuffed artichokes made by my Mom. (My husband Dan got cut off here, but half his face is nice too.) My mom is in the center, I’m to the right of her, and my brother in…… Continue reading Symbolism in Easter Egg Painting, Memorial Dish, and Yoga at the Table
A cup of my Rumi tea and a book to readHappy National Poetry Month!If you like listening to poetry read aloud, the site, Bandcamp I’m on is having a holiday that whatever money is given to the artists today, the artists will receive the entire amount. So if you want to download a copy of…… Continue reading Audio Poetry and a Listening Holiday
The audio reading of A Little Honey Sweetens The Flame has been released! The whole album includes 31 poems read by me with a studio microphone and without music, in simplicity, each poem its own track. Maybe hearing poems read aloud is a nice way to rest at the end of the day, or maybe you’d like to listen…… Continue reading The Audiobook Is Available!
You might have seen me writing about how I’ve been working steadily on recording my latest book, A Little Honey Sweetens The Flame as audio. I have recorded it with a studio microphone, without music, in simplicity—each poem read aloud by me in quietness. Each poem is a separate track on the album and every poem…… Continue reading Audiobook Coming Tomorrow!
Found a poet I’d heard named often but hadn’t yet read her books, Louise Gluck. I read a few poems in her book, set it down, read a few from my book. I saw and heard what are in mine, realized what are in hers.I am happy to read a woman who mentions the word,…… Continue reading I’ll Read It and Then Drink The Nectar Too
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