POETRY OUT LOUD

Did you know I have read some of my poetry on soundcloud?  Yea…against my better judgement, because I hate my voice.  However, I do feel like sometimes you get more from hearing than reading. Sometimes you reach people who would never read a poem.  Why am I telling you this now? Because you should listen…

WHAT AM I? by Helena Hann-Basquiat

Helena sent this to me one night via email.  I had to share.  So many of us have been in this place… Written by Helena Hann-Basquiat   Blink and you’ll miss me Turn away and I’ll be gone What am I? This isn’t a riddle it’s an identity crisis that for lack of a mirror…

THANK YOU FOR BEING A PART OF MY YEAR ~2014

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 56,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 21 sold-out performances for that many…

THE FUTURE

I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious Ambiguity. ~ Gilda…

BECAUSE PEOPLE ARE COOL – TAMARA WOODS

    Today is this beautiful angel’s birthday!  Tamara and I met when we joined Laura A Lord as co-editors for the online poetry publication The Reverie Journal.  She is a wonderful poet who pours her passion into writing.    Not only is she an amazing poet but she is a spoken word artist and a…

BECAUSE PEOPLE ARE COOL- JOSHUA STEWART

    If I were to pick someone in the blogging world most like me it would be Joshua Stewart.  He blogs at JStewart413 and he writes poetry.  He writes way more poetry everyday than I ever have.  He also uses pictures (or he did when I first found him) to add to his words…

BECAUSE PEOPLE ARE COOL – TWINDADDY

He has a proper name but I will forever call him Twindaddy.  We wrote our first duet together in March of 2013 when he had the blog stuphblog. Since then we have written many more and have gotten to be good friends along the way. Twindaddy (Scott) knows, better than most of us, what it…