Poets To Read – Wislawa Szymborska

Poets who should be on your list but probably aren’t could be a most extensive list. Once you discover Szymborska you will find yourself returning to her again and again.  Here, in prose, savor her perspective.    Cosmic Solitude I admit that I find the question of life beyond Earth quite interesting, but still I’d prefer not…

Duned In In Delaware

the substance of a shadow in tall grass I wrote this fragment a couple of years ago in a journal on one of those days when nature and I found harmony.  This past Sunday such harmony found me again at one of my favorite Delaware beaches, Bethany Beach. I spent the day painting while my…

A Month of Poetry

  For special writing projects, I keep a separate journal. This year for National Poetry Month I chose an old lined journal of 256 pages. It’s canvas with faux leather corners and spine with a red ribbon book mark. Handwritten thoughts are still my choice of entry into the writing process. It’s totally a part…

Not Writing. Book In My Head – Day 8

As I enter Day 8 of National Poetry Month, I’m up to page 36 in my journal. I start a new one each time I have a specific project I want to keep intact. Today’s selection is based on a philosopher of interest. I hope you check out his work.  Poetry, fire and closed spaces…