Want to Write a Novel but Can’t Stay Motivated? Here are Some Tips

I am not going to sugar-coat it; that first novel can kick your tail. But it doesn’t have to be so incredibly daunting that the great idea for a novel that you dreamed up one foggy afternoon six years ago, can’t be brought to fruition. The idea is there. Perhaps the characters have been mingling, … Continue reading Want to Write a Novel but Can’t Stay Motivated? Here are Some Tips

The Calf Song — a poem

The Calf Song From the backside of a smileI rise, discontented. Inside my eyelids a dream sleepsbetween measureskeeping the beat,each a credulous mark upon my heart song. The calf lies waiting,wobbly legs unableto bear its load upon its hoof and foot. It stands, behind my eyesrising in ignorant content. It cannot sing my songor read … Continue reading The Calf Song — a poem

Sorrow, A Poem of Mystery that will leave you wanting more…

Sorrow Skipping stone bouncing across your surfaceA tearing pain no one can seeYou scream out toward the distanceStretching out from between your knees Why can’t anyone hear the baby crying?Standing red-faced, hands over railKnuckles gone white from grippingOne long, steep unending wail She wasn’t there the night beforeOut tramping through the woods aloneShe can’t hear … Continue reading Sorrow, A Poem of Mystery that will leave you wanting more…

Celebrate with Me! I’m Too EXCITED to Sleep!!

Today, in stands RIGHT NOW, is a newspaper, with an article WRITTEN BY ME. It is the first of what will be a standing column of opinion pieces. I am told by the editor that my poetry "will also go over well with readers." I hope to use the platform to develop a few new … Continue reading Celebrate with Me! I’m Too EXCITED to Sleep!!

How To Help You Write Beautiful Poems – Learn 2 Poems Styles

  Let's talk syzygy. (Ok so I learned a new word today and couldn't resist adding it in...) noun, plural syz·y·gies. 1. Astronomy . an alignment of three celestial objects, as the sun, the earth, and either the moon or a planet: Syzygy in the sun-earth-moon system occurs at the time of full moon and … Continue reading How To Help You Write Beautiful Poems – Learn 2 Poems Styles

“Vacant”~ A prose response to the March Speculative Writing Picture”

The following piece of prose is written as a response to the picture below. I have been watching each month the writing prompts from the Myths of the Mirror Blog and have decided to join in on the fun or March. Please enjoy the following short piece of prose entitled "Vacant." And let me know … Continue reading “Vacant”~ A prose response to the March Speculative Writing Picture”

A difficult Funeral, Beautifully Expressed by Imagery-Rich Poetry

We've all had to attend a funeral. It is a difficult thing to do, especially when the person we love has died suddenly or at a young age or both. When I found out that my Aunt Donnise was ill and in the hospital, I went to see her. My Uncle was understandably distraught. She … Continue reading A difficult Funeral, Beautifully Expressed by Imagery-Rich Poetry