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Happy Poetry Friday! I’m happy to be part of the Poetry Friday celebration of awarding winning author, poet, and artist Nikki Grimes! I’ve read a handful of Nikki’s 75 + books and have many more waiting for me. What comes … Continue reading
Happy Poetry Friday! Come on in, the Poetry Friday Roundup is here, leave your poetry links below with Mister Linky. I’ve invited Spring for a brief escape from all the scariness out there… So, kick back and bathe yourself in … Continue reading
Happy Poetry Friday! This has been quite a week between the frigid cold we’ve had here in Chicago, and the beginning of the Impeachment hearings… I found a post by artist/Illustrator Emma Reynolds, whose from across the pond, calling for … Continue reading
My thoughts were and are still with the students and teachers of the Santa Fe, Tx, High School shooting from last week. I let poetry and painting feed the outrage in my heart. I had just received this beautiful book, … Continue reading
ODE TO SPRING SOIL You feel soft and squishy, as her shoes ooze over with clumps of your midnight mix. Your earthy scent magnifies, as she moves toward you. Swish, her foot slips and she sloshes down, sliding to the … Continue reading
My poem “Madame de Pompadour” is featured today on Michelle Heidenrich Barnes Blog, Today’s Little Ditty: http:// http://www.michellebarnes.blogspot.com My study, L’Amour, is a tribute to Madame de Pompadour, who was a great patron of the arts, and also engraved this drawing!
UNPRETENTIOUS PENCIL Pencils peering out waiting patiently for their purpose, or a person’s poppycock to not so pleasingly pour out… But wait there’s more, those indescribable words winding off their points, even poppycock might please an unpretentious pencil. And still … Continue reading
My “Me” Poem “Toady” is featured today on Michelle Heidenrich Barnes blog “Today’s Little Ditty”: http://www.michellehbarnes.blogspot.com The “Me” challenge this month came from poet, Lee Bennett Hopkins who Michelle featured on Thursday September 3, 2015. TOADY Toady, sure wish I left you where you belong… But … Continue reading
“My Treeless Tree House poem was featured yesterday on Michelle Heidenrich Barnes’ Blog “Today’s Little Ditty.” I’ve included a pic of the tree house that inspired the poem designed by my daughter. My Treeless Tree House My treeless tree house whirr is under construction. … Continue reading
Dear Frozen February, Bundled so barely my eyes see, bright rays met me on my walk, where I spied some beaming red berries. Baby steps traversed across the sparkling tundra, eyes tearing trudging through snowy scenery… Bouncing steps joyfully captured … Continue reading