Join us for Colleen’s weekly challenge. This week the prompt words are COLD AND SAFE. I have used CHILLED AND GUARDED for the synonyms in this- my first ever-  Etheree. FREEDOM Step into another way of living chilled flesh is a sign not of death but of change where spirits once were guarded within these […]

HAPPY ELEVENTY-FIRST CHALLENGE! Join us for Colleen’s eleventy-first challenge, where this week, the challenge is to craft a poem using synonyms for the challenge words ‘celebrate’ and ‘number.’ 111 ~ A Haibun   Auspicious symbols Honoring life’s memories – Colleen’s Poetry Challenge – One hundred and eleven Tantalizing tastes of verse.   As I sit […]

Kindle edition- 99cents                      Paperback edition – $5.99 The day is finally here! My anthology of poetry and short stories is now on Amazon in Kindle/eBook and paperback versions. I couldn’t be more thrilled! There’s a lot of my heart and soul poured into this little manuscript. I’ve been writing since I was nine years old […]

COMING SOON! It’s been a long time coming but the time is nearly here for the release of my anthology of poetry and short stories! I’m so excited to present Tales from the Realm of the Green Elf to you all! I’m sorting out the final manuscript tweaks right now but thought I’d wet your […]

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 – […]

  Several years ago, my good friend Bruce told me that I was finally going to get to meet her mother. She was dropping by to pick up some crystals Bruce had bought for her. In case you’re wondering, I did ask Bruce if, by any chance, she had been named after a family member […]

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 […]

  Welcome to my new blog. A new approach for a new phase of life. I do hope you enjoy it and come visit often! A Mythical Menagerie. THE FIRST – AND MOST IMPORTANT – LESSON: Life, The Universe, And Everything.   Dragons are entities with the wisdom of eternity. Many of us may not […]