Swamp Drainers 101 – Indivisibility

Civics in action is not high on my feminist list these days. I’m old and tired.  So is our president.   Our big difference is I care about us, we, the people. He cares nothing about you people But I bet you’re wondering if those women can really do anything? If, like me, you couldn’t…

Three Steps to Creating A Poetry Chatbook

You are reading that right – this post is about a Chatbook not exactly a chapbook. A fun project in  August which coincided with my birth month was to write  a lot of short form fragments and create a Chatbook of them.  Chatbook is a company  I saw advertised frequently on Instagram. The concept seemed…

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…