In Response to Devos

Apparently what happens when you watch too much Hamilton and read the news the next day is you feel like venting via poetry. Here is my verse response to what is being said by our federal government. In Response to Devos by Erica Johnson I am a passionate professional Whose profession is often passed over. […]

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A Forgotten Town

Today’s Slice of Life writing comes from inspiration I had while driving south to see my sister and her family. I don’t mind long drives because it gives me time to listen to audiobooks or podcasts or just reflect on the scenery as I drive. It can be dull, but sometimes you drive through little […]

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#NPM: Doodling & Writing

I must confess something to you all.  I am a writer, that much has been clear for awhile, but what you might not know is that I am also a doodler.  Today I was reminded of that when I saw an infograpic and brief piece about “What Doodling Says About Your Personality Type.”  Much like […]

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#NPM: A Monday Twitter Chat

I am doing well with writing poetry every day.  In fact, sometimes I even manage more than one poem — though of course more are in my notebook than on this blog.  Today’s poem I am posting serves as both a slice of life (since it is Tuesday) and a found poem inspired by last […]

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#NPM: The Reminder

While I did not publish a poem yesterday, I actually ended up writing two different poems in my notebook — I did share them with my writing group at least.  Today’s poem was written in response to this post by Allison Marchetti.  She invites her students to read and write their own version of rituals […]

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#NPM: The Raven’s Joke

This month my blog writing will be (mostly) dedicated to poetry.  While birds are common in poetry, it always seems like they get categorized as beautiful song birds or ominous corvids.  I played around with that in today’s poem, which came to me while I was walking my dog this morning.  Poem 1/30 The Raven’s […]

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