Please Don’t Eat A Moonflower, Or Be Saddened By Burned Up Honey

(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

Symbolism in Easter Egg Painting, Memorial Dish, and Yoga at the Table

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

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