Poetry · Writing

Poem inspirations

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

Misc · Poetry · Writing

Grey, green, & pastel eggs

Here in the Pacific Northwest, March certainly came in like a lion and went out less like a lamb and more like a disgruntled llama. The nice weather is on the horizon but today's egg hunt was kinda grey. The rainy weather doesn't stop us, though. Lately, I've been mulling over some changes I want… Continue reading Grey, green, & pastel eggs