Anyone who follows my blog – or checks it periodically – will see that I haven’t posted anything for nearly a month. And I had been doing so well! I was so proud of all the posts I’d managed to … Continue reading
Do you know any poems or rhymes by heart? Have you ever memorized a poem purely because you loved it so much? Lately I’ve been inclined to review only books that have come out within the last year or so. … Continue reading
Sonnets might evoke images of romance, clever wordsmiths, and lonely garrets. Writing one may seem like a daunting task. But in fact the very boundaries of the sonnet make it easier to write than free verse, because the rules are … Continue reading
Ohio-born Mary Oliver first won me over with her Pulitzer Prize winning collection of poetry, American Primitive. Since then her poems have repeatedly taken my breath away by saying just the right phrase, saying just what I apparently needed to … Continue reading
I make an effort when reviewing books to not be too negative. However there are times when I am so opposed to an author’s point of view that I am compelled to speak out about it. Such is the case … Continue reading
As promised, my new Seven Word Itch poem is below. Again the seven words for this month are: embrace, report, you, workout, present, partner, sky. I’ve put the
Here are the seven words for May:
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