My Cup Runneth Over: Checking in and Deciding What’s Next

Hello Friends! It’s been so long! I’ve thought about you nearly every day since I last wrote, on July 18th. Wasn’t that all about circuses and monkeys? Could you relate? If you’re into astrology at all, that was as we were heading into the July 26th Mercury Retrograde, which is about to end in the […]

Strike While the Iron is Hot

    While I am not writing a poem a day this year inspiration still strikes from time to time, if I set down my phone and sit down with a pen and paper. This piece wrote itself this week – here is a rough draft, just the way it appeared to me:   we […]

Fearless Writing Challenge: 300 down, 65 To Go

I have 65 days to go. And then I will have written and posted a poem a day for an entire year.  Holy smokes! That’s impressive! #ifidosaysomyself What will I do when the year is over? I don’t think I have it in me to do it again, but it is a great exercise. Interestingly enough, […]

Fearless Writing Challenge; Day 48: Three of My Best Traits

There are a lot of things I dislike about interviews. Fortunately, I’ve gotten more confident over the years – and frankly, don’t go on interviews all that much anymore. However, one of the questions that has gotten much easier for me to answer is,”What are your best traits?” In fact, just last week I was […]

Fearless Writing Challenge; Day 42: The Purge

Once or twice a year I go through a major purge. I’ll go through my closet and toss the clothes I no longer wear, aren’t flattering, or don’t fit me properly. I’ll clean out all the lotion samples from my bathroom drawers or match all the Tupperware and leftover containers to their lids and recycle or […]

Fearless Writing Challenge: Day 28; My Most Liked Poem a Day Poems…so far

I began writing a short poem a day on January 1, 2017. I don’t know that I planned on writing one every day for a year – maybe I thought I would do 30 or 90 days. But here I am, I’ll be writing Day 246 today, so I really must keep going. I’ll have […]