Writing Challenge Week 1

Monday: Write a poem/story/list/sentence about what you miss during the winter months. WILDFLOWER GIRLS AND TRAPPED DRESSES - summer dresses, folded small and forlorn from distant memory and cold storage they beg to be worn stuffed crudely in plastic bins with lids shut tight missing the feel of a body's curves in the sun's warm light ... winter's cruel lack of radiance causes bleak and [...]

Support Shapes; Using a Book Exchange to Promote Candles, Photography, and Coffee

Support Shapes; Using a Book Exchange to Promote Candles, Photography, and Coffee

Recently a major planning mood hit me. All that meant, initially, was hosting another book exchange. I keep saying I am done, but I am not. I keep waiting for them to get dull, but they won’t. Sitting in a circle, talking about books fills my cup every time, and I always ride that high [...]

Attending My First Poetry Reading; A Love Letter to Rupi Kaur

Attending My First Poetry Reading; A Love Letter to Rupi Kaur

With my poetry love affair being the main point of this blog, it may come as a surprise to readers that I had never been to a poetry reading prior to blogging about poetry. Poetry found me in print, and that was how I absorbed it for a long time. After years between the pages, a world [...]