The Life for Me

Have I mentioned how great AWP’s Writer to Writer Mentorship Program is? If you’re a writer, you owe to yourself to learn more about it: bit.ly/AWPw2w.  #AWPW2W  #awpmentorship   Poet’s Life There was talk about submission fees journals     online vs. print contests and publication $25    7 hours of work. Unspoken was the years in … Continue reading The Life for Me

Wonderful, Marvelous

Ah, prompts. Such wonderful tools for poets. This one happens to be editor Robert Lee Brewer's kickoff  prompt for Writer’s Digest November PAD (poem a day)  for 2018: For today’s [November 1] prompt, write a glorious poem. Often, I like to pull up definitions to understand the possibilities of a word prompt. In this case, it’s … Continue reading Wonderful, Marvelous

Barefoot

On the way home, about two miles from my house, a church’s fall festival swarmed with people. Pumpkins and food trucks were strewn over its grounds. Cars laced in long queues up to and through the traffic light, overflowing the intersection. A barefoot young couple, the street’s sole pedestrians, idly strolled hand-in-hand through the commotion. … Continue reading Barefoot