the hazy glow of summertime has nearly reached its end though the sweet taste of ice cream is still on our lips the fairy wings of summer are put … Continue reading an ode to the summer: because all good things must come to an end
summer looks like wet beach towels, hung to dry sand covered feet, salty sweet air, water slides blisters from long walks at the amusement park sticky faces from too much … Continue reading summer: poetry in motion
My son is learning about poetry in school right now. I’m not sure how much of a hand his teacher had in helping the kids write these, but I’ll choose … Continue reading He’s talented, too: MM may be the next e.e. cummings
We’d spent the afternoon explaining The Beatles and Yoko Ono to the kids. The casual lecture lingered on throughout dinner to cover peace activism and the Civil Rights Movement because … Continue reading Music vs. Poetry.
A couple weeks ago I shared with you a poem I wrote, inspired by a writing prompt at Real Women Real Songs. This week their writing prompt was apologetic. After … Continue reading poem: apologies (to my children, on behalf of the world)
You don’t mind if I go all Sixteen Year Old Girl on you and share some poetry I’ve just written? I used to write poetry all the time back in … Continue reading poetry corner: did you know? momma writes poetry!