Necessary Magic

I love found poems. They illustrate best the idea that poetry is everywhere in everyday interactions. I’ve “found” the following poem in the Bomb Magazine article, Trust Poetry: Ada Limón Interviewed by Lauren LeBlanc.   Necessary Magic after Ada Limón the world needs us poets we griots and prophets sons and daughters all amalgams of … Continue reading Necessary Magic

Super Duper

I am a member of the International Women’s Writing Guild (IWWG) and periodically they send out writing prompts. Here’s one they sent the other day: Where, or for whom, are you a superhero in your world? What are your superpowers?  In prose or verse, write a portrait about your superhero self, using third-person pronouns (she, her), … Continue reading Super Duper


Notebooks. Linen pages. Paper made from reeds and flax. A single sheet of paper. Pens of all kinds: quills, Mont Blanc, Pentels. And let us not talk about inks...   Things Longing to be Noted the firsts of things and too the last in a long thread all that is lost, at home somewhere