Sesame Street has my toddler totally entranced. They clearly know what they're doing. ;-p I'm taking advantage of getting to sit quietly with my kiddo to read some poems and essays on poetry. I'm really entranced by this lovely piece by Alberto Ríos: Poems are not stories, after all. Poems are the fire that stories… Continue reading Poem inspirations
In the "better late than never" category, this morning I finally got over to my pea patch garden for the first time this year. Usually I start gardening in early March, there's just been a lot going on and a lot of super cold/rainy weekends. There are a ton of weeds but, thankfully, most are… Continue reading Spring Garden Update
This kiddo has two speeds: nap and constant motion. A day out with you reveals new wonders each time like eating a rock.
My spring break is this week and I'm grateful to be getting lots of time with my family. Wrangling my toddler is making timely updates ... difficult. 😜 With patience and grace they wear a halo of green each spring they get a little closer to heaven.
Crepescular As the night displaces day, and the waking world comes home to roost, for a brief time, both worlds reign. The residents of dusk perk their ears, sniff the air, and tighten their laces. They confidently stride the paths, that night and day tread with uneasy gait. Between times, between worlds, seeing truth in… Continue reading April 8th’s poem
Second belated post, whoops. I've been composing my poems during dog walks so the spring flora is going to show up a lot this month. Brilliant white petals, the star of spring's big fanfare, spots on the pavement.
Not using a prompt: I was inspired by a tenacious little avian that has stuck it out through all the gross weather this winter. Anna's Hummingbirds: freakin' bad-asses! Tiny sentinel, hummingbird stayed all winter, now it greets the sun. (The tree at the center of the featured image is where my hummingbird friend likes to… Continue reading April 5th’s poem