One of my favorite ways to reflect and actually have undisturbed, productive and fulfilling time to sit with God, to create, dream, set goals and work has been to have a creative writing retreat. I’m willing to bet, if you’re reading this, you’ve been craving that time for a creative writing retreat, too. Keep reading for […]
This poem inspired by the Wiz/ Wizard of Oz…was from a challenge to conceal (or reveal) something… my words do a little of both… do you see it? Busy Season Oh, how this season has me deep in its Vibrant, vigorous grasp of task and toil Ever so summoned, engrossed, absorbed- Reaching my depths and […]
Broken I should’ve never said “yes” every ounce of me knew but i was tired- trying to find and hide and hope for true in the tiny pieces of my splitting, shattered, seedling soul. Drowning in pride. Details and dresses and drama and daddy’s dimes over my head- too young to be good […]
Oh, words four days now the busyness has swept in. I’ve swept away dirt thoughts dead- lines check marks on my floor and mental black- bored without you. Missing you sweet, sweet words. Together, let’s move forward- once again leaving the dust and past behind.
laptop Open me up turn me on photo credit: Lorenzoclick via photopin cc i’ll take dictation, sing you a song capture thoughts, follow your friends clear your windows or mac- ro lens but my web itself seems just a race- careful, I’ll invade your space […]
written for the November poem a day challenge Thanks, De for always inspiring me with your words. Please check out De’s amazing blog of poetic ponderings here. The Missing One Eleven thousand dollars. contained our Spanish bank account yet our hearts were empty. Hopeless- it wasn’t as planned we were missing ONE. It should read one […]
I remember being terrified as I hid under my oak school desk with my hands wrapped around my head. Tornado warning sirens and even preparedness drills in my midwestern school as a kindergarten girl left a deep imprint in my soul. And those were just drills… warnings. This storm was Oh. So. Real. Unthinkable. Unimaginable. […]
This morning, my homeschool day was pushed aside to have just one more “play-date”. A chain of events spawned by my distractions out of the house led to a Pelligrino bottle crashing onto the floor at Whole Foods and shattering into thousands of pieces- half of which ended up in my son’s flip flops. We […]