Fascination // a poem
Adventure in Normal Life / Photography / Photopoetry / Poetry / Pretty Things

Fascination // a poem

I’m wearing my ART cap (yes, I have one from my friends at Olives & Grace in Boston) and penned this poem today for #NationalPoetryDay and a tribute to my new favorite flower, the enchanting dahlia.  Enjoy! Fascination, A flutter Of flowery breath Rising through  Eager Thought. -9.28.17- Advertisements Continue reading

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The Power of Poetry: World Poetry Day
Adventure in Normal Life / Poetry

The Power of Poetry: World Poetry Day

Did you know today is World Poetry Day? As a poet, I wanted to share something about poetry today. ____ The top story on The Conversation today is about how teachers are using poetry more often, and a field of youth poetry is rising up – allowing kids to use an alchemy of language and form to … Continue reading

Summer is full of sensory joys 
Adventure in Normal Life / Photopoetry / Poetry

Summer is full of sensory joys 

Summer is full of sensory joys.   It is best for beaches             salt, grit, crunch and sploosh book sales             50 ¢! for old tales on well-worn pages,             leaving lingering scents from past homes berries             sweet and full, in jeweled tones baseball games             clap of bat to ball, the roar of … Continue reading

Commute,  visual movement #1
Poetry

Commute,  visual movement #1

The late afternoon sun washed over me, its rays of filtered warmth, those streaming golden rivulets, as I kept pace with fellow steppers, movers, striders, rollers pausing to heed the lit signals beaming gentle directives at crossing crowds. I pass glances at familiar sights, spiced with different fellow journeyers of the moment. The brightness gently baptizes … Continue reading

Yard Sale {poem}
Photopoetry / Poetry / sketches

Yard Sale {poem}

        Well, Daniel said, youze moving on soon: Some clad and laden soul is coming for you, Don’t worry. We all have been tagged, colored, Wearing uniforms with tattoos We can’t read. But, someone will read us, will know us, Where we’ve been, what we’ve done, Right? You’s wondering-what? I can’t hear … Continue reading