Today’s NaPoWriMo prompt is:  “...write a poem re-telling a family anecdote that has stuck with you over time”. Here’s my take. Lore I was yours before I was my own self, so the story goes. You, the child who ran her worried. You, the adventurer, who was found two blocks  from home instead of napping. … Continue reading Lore


I was born in Central Florida. I know the importance of an icy drink on a summer’s day.   Ago Three-armed sprinklers flung circles of water. We danced on grass, jostling each other for the coolest spot. Sun hung back in the sky, enjoying our glistening brown selves a bit longer. Later, after dusk had … Continue reading Ago