Ephemera

Tidbits to be enjoyed and consumed quickly are collected here in hopes of future value.

  • Modern-Day Sirens~Wet Leg
    I’m so delighted that my article on the band Wet Leg went live this weekend. What a fun-loving, storytelling duo. … More
  • Under the Crescent Moon
    And so it is…the season of mischief-making is upon us, to swing below a crescent moon dripping with its reflection. … More
  • The Joker and the Queen
    Flashback Friday #72 asks listeners to take on an analogy, and I was reminded of this recent song by Ed … More
  • Modern-Day Sirens: Michelle Zauner
    Have you heard of Japanese Breakfast? It’s a band fronted by the modern-day siren and New York Bestselling author, Michelle … More
  • New Music Monday-June 27, 2022
    Originally posted on Songshine Sounds:
    Grammy-nominated, Kenyan singer-songwriter J.S. Ondara released the first single from his highly anticipated third album, Spanish…
  • 45’s Forever
    Originally posted on Songshine Sounds:
    I’ve been wanting to share the joy of my 45’s collection with listeners. A rainy evening…
  • #1 Amazon Bestseller Wounds I Healed
    Dear Readers, I am proud to announce that two of my poems: “A Period Piece,” and “The Woman” were both … More
  • Musical Classified Ad
    Flashback Friday #69 asks listeners to write a classified ad. using the title of a song like Depeche Mode did … More
  • Starry Crown
    I am so pleased to share that poem “Starry Crown” was published today on Whispers & Echoes, an online journal celebrating short … More
  • Nibble Me Numb
    I am so pleased to share that my poem “Nibble Me Numb” was published today on Whispers & Echoes, an … More
  • Black Myself
    I’m so pleased to see my third Modern-Day Sirens article published yesterday. It’s about a tremendous new female artist, Amythyst … More
  • An Author Interview
    Beautiful things are happening in my writing career. First and foremost, I have finished the second draft of my novel, … More
  • Double Rainbow Morning
    I’m doubly pleased today as I have two wonderful surprises to announce (plus a bonus third surprise at the end … More
  • Share the Covers
    Flashback Track #67 asks us to share our feelings on covers, and I’m not talking about the bedroom kind, although … More
  • On The 7th Day
    April has been full of surprises, but oh so exhausting. And now, dear readers, it is time for my muse … More
  • A Strong Specimen
    A little brevity to take us through Thursday. A petite pen request. 30 words or less to Ron Hick’s painting, … More
  • That’s How Strong
    Flashback Track #62 asks us to share a song we associate with someone. This one is for love. I met … More
  • Sunset Eyes
    He looks at me with sunset eyes,tree veins branched from lack of quiet,and the early death of daygoes unnoticed bythe … More
  • After Midnight
    An impulse write as I realized that I hadn’t responded to last week’s Flashback Track Friday #61 that asks what … More
  • Horror Short
    Want to hear something shocking? A breakdown of genres reveals striking gender gaps; men publish 83% of horror novels; in … More