This was published once before, but circumstances in my life at the moment – in this Mercury Retrograde and Age of Aquarius moment – urged me to share this one again. It might sound crazy, but I think this is one of the most important poems I’ve ever written. BURIED, DEEP. Note: OK, so having […]

“I’m in the garden!” Mum’s voice bounces off the glass walls of the greenhouse, happy and content, pottering around with her tomatoes. This is where she thrives – out in the sunshine and the rain – her fingers, quite literally – green with her love of all that grows. And now, she is here – […]

Anxiety grips my heart, I am surrounded by the dark — hemmed in by its suffocating embrace. I cannot feel the way before me and a thousand screams fill the void where I stood. In desperation, I lift my eyes and see a glimpse of silver in the storm clouds. When your path is blocked […]

Gripping and suspenseful! HOT OFF AUDIBLE! ‘The Haunting of Gawthorpe House’ audio book, written by Jack Lewis and narrated by yours truly, Wendy Anne Darling, has just posted on Audible! Should be on Amazon and iTunes within a day or two. Check out the five minute audio sample here!   Publisher’s Summary “Everyone always said […]

This week’s challenge is to craft a Tanka poem using SYNONYMS in place of the words ‘dignity’ and ‘success.’ Join in the fun on Colleen’s site by clicking here!This week’s challenge is to craft a Tanka poem using SYNONYMS in place of the words ‘dignity’ and ‘success.’ Join in the fun on Colleen’s site by […]

A HAPPY MEDIUM I made the mistake of thinking this morning, (can any good come from this?! 😀 ), and – having thunk up a storm, I read my numerology for the day. Here it is: ***************** “DREAMS ARE THE FOUNDATION OF THE FUTURE Today’s Numbers are 7, 34, 4, 3 Monday, April 30, 2018: […]

I just found an amazing quote by Sir Ken Robinson (2009). For me, it encapsulates a lot of what I believe is throwing our ‘CIVILIZED’ world into chaos. Here it is: “We have evolved this powerful sense of imagination. What happens in all times of conflict and cruelty is we shut empathy off so that […]