Happy New Year! I’m grateful for the excitement that each new year brings. New Year’s Day always leads my mind to a place of reflection. As I enjoy the memory-inspired “Tree Series” by Katy Oxborrow, I am struck by the the different ways that trees process memory. This poem questions the purpose of memory for […]More
I was pleasantly surprised to be nominated by Brett @brett_milam for A Mystery Blogger Award after enjoying his varietal blog Milam’s Musings. Starting this blog was a mystery even to myself as I originally set out to create an author’s page and ended up creating a yard sale of thoughts to run throughout the seasons.More
Poetry thrives in the ache behind my eyes
after a day of sweeping,
weeping at the rhythm of each new song on the playlist.
Poetry bathes in the brassy bubbles of a concert hall,
eating up alto voices, healthy and raw;
Sporadic, unexplained static–
Poetry is trusting a feeling and betting it all.