Have you noticed how much I love Spillwords Press? Well, I do! And, today, my poem, “Lancelot Left Home” is published on their site. It is a poem I wrote over thirty years ago when our dog, Lancelot, left home, never to return. I wrote the poem through tears and sobs. All these years later, … More Lancelot Left Home
When one of your poems is scheduled to debut in the first production in a series of poetry narrated by the incomparable Wendy Vogel via Sweetycat Press, one is very happy. BUT, when that production’s release date happens on said poet’s birthday, it becomes a gift! Happy Birthday to Me! To view The Poetics on … More The Poetics – A Sweetycat Press Presentation
I love writing stories in different genres and the time spent waiting to hear back from a submission is often painful. During the waiting time, I find great relief in working on another story or poem. If I receive a rejection, my heart sinks a little bit. My writings are like children and when one … More Featured on Spillwords Press
The lack of content here since February 26th is not indicative that I have abandoned my little blog, nor it is evidence that I have not been writing. To the contrary, I have been quite busy with real life and grabbing moments here and there to write. Here is what I’ve been up to lately… … More Five Months and Counting…
Filled with childlike excitement, I am sharing with you my nomination for Author of the Month at Spillwords Press. It is a true honor to be considered for this nomination and I am deeply grateful to all who made this nomination possible. But, there is one more step. I need your votes! <– VOTE HERE!! … More A Dream Come True
While contemplating my dark writing, a poet friend encouraged me to publish some of my old writings – poems. I am elated at the compliments these writings have earned. Beyond simple comments, votes and “like” clicks, I was honored to have an established voice-over actor put my poem to video. The man, Alan Johnson, is … More The Voice of God?
This could be it! My poem, “Out of Love” is featured at Spillwords. Currently, it is one of the four most popular writings this month. With your help, it could vie for this month’s most popular poem. To vote, you will need to register with your email and password. Don’t worry, Spillwords does not spam … More Poem of the Month
When I began this blog, I wasn’t quite sure what my intentions were, other than a place where I could announce upcoming publications of my work, and share author-friends’ milestones. And that is pretty much what has happened here over the past year. I don’t write here on a daily, weekly, or even monthly basis … More A Sad Love Poem