Just a short note, with one of the best quotations on Poetry I’ve ever run across… At the Lucidity Poets’ Retreat a couple weeks ago, I fell in love with a poem that Karen Honnold read at one of the evening sessions. Later I found it was from her chapbook, and she had only brought a copy to read […]
I’m at Lucidity Poetry Workshop/Retreat this week. It’s a fun event – if you aren’t here, why not? I was still in my ‘Going to Oz’ mindset, and wrote this on my way up to the workshop. Wanderlust I wish I really had a pair of Dorothy’s scarlet shoes. I’d click my heels […]
Now and then, while attending the Lucidity Poets’ Retreat, I’m tempted to paraphrase that quotation, “…We’re not in (Ar)Kansas any more…”. Indeed, late April in the Ozarks is a wonder – a natural sensory overload. Top that off with the mixture of characters that live and work in Eureka Springs, and it does get rather […]
Remember about this time last year, when I told you a tulip bulb I planted over 10 years ago, that I assumed had just died away, had suddenly presented me with a single yellow blossom? Well, this year, it doubled its gift! Kind of scary…. Phoenix Flower You were planted long ago with hopes for brilliant, yearly show. […]
Remembering Southern Christmases… When there was no snow or ice – But Santa still came for all of us kids ( whether we were naughty or nice) Remember – no snow in Jerusalem – But Christmas occurred just the same…. Wasn’t weather or singing or ribbons of red that gave this day it’s name.