Tag Archives: Poetry


This morning, I read a poem by Barbara Crooker titled “Ordinary Life.” It is one of many beautiful poems in Garrison Keillor’s Good Poems for Hard Times. Here’s an excerpt. The entire poem can be found on The Writer’s Almanac website. … Continue reading

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Life: Haiku by Haiku

My new book, Life: Haiku by Haiku, contains more than 150 haiku. It is scheduled for release in April. Here’s an excerpt: the first crocus pokes bright yellow through icy snow long winter’s farewell I think many of us are anticipating … Continue reading

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Female First – An Entertaining Online Magazine!

I would like to invite you to visit the website of Female First, an online lifestyle magazine out of the United Kingdom. And while you’re perusing the variety of interesting articles, perhaps you’ll come across my poem, “The Shell Phone.” … Continue reading

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#FlashFriday #Fictioneers: Anticipation

Sorry to be late this week. I’m in Dallas taking care of my son after his shoulder surgery. But when I saw this week’s photo prompt by Madison Woods, it elicted a yummy, tingling taste in my mouth, and I … Continue reading

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