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 […]

Join us for Writer’s Quote Wednesday over at Silver Threading! Check out Colleen’s fabulous Fall poem. ♥   This year, especially, I begrudge the start of Autumn. After breaking my hip 4 weeks ago, I felt as if I was forced to merely observe the second half of summer through shaded glass, from a hospital […]

Welcome to the Haiku challenge! Check it out here. Challenge words for the week are ‘sizzle’ and ‘sleek.’ I try my best to keep up with modern-day ‘speak,’ but sometimes it just evades me! 😀 AN OLD FART’S TAKE ON MODERN LANGUAGE by Wendy Anne Darling:   Save

Join us for Writer’s Quote Wednesday. This week’s challenge word is ‘REBIRTH.’ Yesterday, I saw a video posted on Youtube of J.K. Rowling, talking about failure, It is one of the most heart wrenching and inspiring things I’ve ever seen and so jammed packed with fabulous quotes that I could NOT pick just one and […]

Click here to join us on Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge! This week, the challenge is ‘Vintage.’ It probably won’t surprise anybody that several of the items that are precious to me are books! Aside from having succeeded in purchasing replacement copies of all the childhood books I loved and lost when my family moved to […]