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Putting Pen to Paper

Putting Pen to Paper

Poetry Friday : March 10, 2017. Slice of Life March Challenge. No. 10. I read the words of Mary Gordon, shared by Maria Popova. So many phrases resonated with me. They danced on the page and played like music in my mind. I wanted to capture them; I wanted to remember...
Haiku – Haiga – Tanka

Haiku – Haiga – Tanka

Poetry Friday : December 12, 2016. It was just past 5 AM; sunrise was more than two hours away, and the temperature hovered just above freezing. Like a shroud, fog wrapped itself around everything. While family slumbered, I stepped onto my back porch to experience a...
Nobody Expects Anything

Nobody Expects Anything

Tuesday Slice of Life : May 24, 2016. At three o’clock this morning as I shoved last minute items into my carry-on, I reached for one of my favorite books for travel reading and squeezed it in beside my work already packed. I’ve read and re-read every page...
Lunar Lunacy

Lunar Lunacy

#SOL16. No.23. It is the very error of the moon. She comes more near the earth than she was wont. And makes men mad. William Shakespeare, Othello Sharon and I sit in the Brian Center dining hall with Mick, waiting for his dinner tray. Mick, in the final stage of a...
The Power of Three

The Power of Three

#SOL16. No.17. “To laugh often and love much” has always been one of my favorite quotes. I’ve seen so many different versions, including one written as prose, and wondered how that could be. And I’ve always thought they were the words of Ralph...