The snail shell has become my talisman — a visual representation of how slow the writing process can be. An affirmation that it is not only okay to take my time...

Note:  This is a re-post of a blog I posted on Kaboomwriters.org at http://kaboomwriters.com/2015/03/letter-to-a-poet-i-will-never-meet/   On the last day of Women’s History Month, I am sending out this letter to a poet...

“Under every deep a lower deep opens.”       –Emerson Our habitual stories usually protect us from the mystery of our lives.      –Thomas Moore This has been a hard...

You have to hold your mouth right.  It’s what my dad said when we fished.  The fish won’t bite unless you do.  And if one of us didn’t catch any, “Guess...

  The Easy Square Sudoku stymied me.  I did not want to work the daily puzzle because I failed, and I did want to work the daily puzzle because I failed. ...