Your Voice is Important

This poem came as a result of taking a class from the Oregon Poet Laureate, Peter Sears late last year. After investing so much time editing my manuscript  I wanted to unlock my poetic voice and get back to playing with poetry. I reread this poem as well as my book when I meet with inner resistance to taking my …

Dont’ Go Against Your Nature

Quote of the Day: “I want to be the one to follow the sun and trust the heat.” — excerpt from a Kenny Loggins & Blue Sky Riders song “Dream” Last fall and this winter, I worked closely with my editor to bring my manuscript to readiness for publishing. The big picture edits are complete and we are now in …

Who Have You Thanked Recently?

Quote of the Day: “Your gratitude to your brother is the only gift I want.” ACIM I was inspired to write this poem after receiving a call from my accountant who is retiring this year. When I hung up the phone a bald eagle flew by my window, the first I have seen in 12 years of living here. I …