I'm in my third semester of a creative writing class at my community college, which has been great for not only helping to improve my novel writing, but expanding the kinds of writing I'm doing. Poetry is one of these bonuses.
After a winter that lasted forever, the sun finally came out. So I wrote a quick lunch break poem about it.
"The river needs to take the risk of entering the ocean because only then will fear disappear..."
Small I am but a small grain of sand lying in a deep cave under a vast ocean rising and falling by the power of the moon which shines brightly through the night in a cloudless sky covering the earth in a mighty galaxy of an endless universe residing in the very left corner of … Continue reading Tiny
Here's a poem from my book, Everything I Am Not Saying.
Happy Love Day to all of you! Don't have a Valentine? You can be mine. Here's the title poem of my poetry book, "Everything I Am Not Saying," from me to you. (Click on picture to expand)
I recently sent my poetry book, Everything I Am Not Saying, to a Kindle Book Reviewer to review my book. He warned me that as a poet himself, he was a very tough reviewer. I admit, I balked a little. But I told him to please go ahead and read it, and then give an … Continue reading A review on my poetry book that left me stunned
The other day I showed a co-worker my new poetry book, Everything I Am Not Saying. She noticed I dedicated it to "Connor", and wondered who that was. I told her he was my third child who died just a few months before he was supposed to be born. She and I connected over our … Continue reading Brittle Leaves, a poem
***ANNOUNCEMENT*** Everything I Am Not Saying, my book of poetry, is now available for sale at Amazon and Barnes & Noble! With this book, I completely recommend getting the print version because, in my personal opinion, it's a work of art. 🙂 But the eBook is a nice, less expensive way to read it, as … Continue reading New poetry book released!
There is countless advice about sticking to one genre when you are an author - especially when you're a new author. I can see the point in this. When you're presenting stories to the world, you're trying to rope in readers who like your writing. When you stick to one genre, your reader can be … Continue reading To stick to one genre….or not.