I’m hoping to start a new feature here on the blog. So many people have started baking again since the pandemic, including me, and I thought it would be fun to share recipes. Since this is primarily a writing blog I thought I’d put out a call to writers who bake that would be into … More Calling Writers Who Bake!
Support is Conditional Whose tongue is knocking against my teeth because it’s not mine. Judgement is a river pulling me under, pulling me down to the rapids. We give flowers, sugar, the fizz of champagne but it doesn’t matter what’s done in the past, “Now” rips the life raft apart, pieces of orange disappearing … More Poem: Support is Conditional
Just a short post today to link to a poem I read this morning, “Sunday Morning in the Church of Air” by Catherine Abbey Hodges in Swwim Lit Mag. It’s a beautiful poem that felt like a breath of fresh air after way too many days in pollution. Lately, I feel like I’m surrounded … More On Beauty and Poison
I mentioned in a previous post that there’s a thriving poetry community on Twitter. Now there’s a movement, started by Kelli Russell Agodon and Donna Vorreyer , to expand the twitter poetry community into blogging. Some of the poets are reviving their blogs while others who never stopped are joining the “revival”. Like me. A … More Reading, #Writing, Sharing and what I’m doing about it
Today is the twelfth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the devastation left in New Orleans as a result of the failure of our levee system. I can’t think of a better way to honor those that died than to give to those in Texas who are going through a similar experience with Hurricane Harvey. First … More Save Who You Can