This isn’t a great pic – I took it with my iPad from my side yard. I was out with the dogs and happened to spy the pink glow through the trees. The sky was pink striped! The clouds were vertical across that patch of sky and in between – a pink sunset. It … More Tiny Moments: The light through the trees.
#TPQ5: CHARLOTTE HAMRICK — Read on The Poetry Question. Looking for a good read to get you through the dragging ass of summer? Check out my recommendations in The Poetry Question today.
Well, I’m a little more behind with my First Quarter story picks than I’d like. Napowrimo took up quite a bit of my writing time and attention so I suppose that’s as good a reason as any. I hope y’all enjoy these stories as much as I did. It’s a short list but, oh so … More Favorite CNF, First Quarter
Here they are, a few of my favorite poems for the first quarter of 2019. Every one of these poets are new to me and I’m so excited about sharing them here and following their work going forward. Enjoy! Vagabond Mannequin by K.B. Carle in Jellyfish Review – This hybrid piece is poetry to me, … More First Quarter Favorites: The Poets
Remember in one of my recent posts I mentioned I planned to write a quarterly post of my favorite reads? The first one will post the first week of April so, yeah, I’ve been saving links from my reading and I can’t wait to share them. Until then, I thought I’d share some writer goodness … More 4 for Friday: Spreading the Writer Luv ❤️
Love, by Norwegian writer Hanne Ørstavik and translated by Martin Aitken, is a strange little book. At 125 pages it should have been a very quick read but it ended up taking me a week. I’m not sure exactly why I dreaded picking it up to read except maybe I just wasn’t in the mood … More WiTM: Love
A Womans Story, by French writer Annie Ernaux and translated by Tanya Leslie, is a memoir about the author’s mother. The author begins writing not quite three weeks after the funeral in an attempt to come to terms with her mother’s death. THE WEEK following the funeral, I would start to cry for no particular reason. … More WiTM: A Woman’s Story
Instead of seeing what I’ve lost, what was taken away from me, and all the injustices that were done to me, I can see the power of what I’ve received. And I’ve created it myself. Throughout my life I have made the choice to never see myself as a victim. As I stand here at … More WiTM: Never Stop Walking
I can’t believe August has come round again. That was fast! August is my least favorite month because the heat in New Orleans is brutal and hurricane activity usually kicks into high gear. But I’m not going to think about it, instead I’ll immerse myself in translated books by women. Women in Translation month was created … More Reading for Women in Translation Month 2018
The New Orleans themed issue of Flash Frontier is live today. I’m so happy to have two of my photos in its pages and, of course, grateful that samples of my poetry and prose are included, as well. Thanks Michelle and Gail! (My feature originally posted on site pre-publication.) It’s a lovely issue with absorbing … More Flash Frontier NOLA -Style is Live!