For All We Know

Stories, stories everywhere. Especially here.     This   Everything catches my eye: spent blossoms of blue plumbago in a small tidy heap vivid beneath grass-green leaves and its whip-like stems a man, stopped mid-stride on a sidewalk, debating with air the time and its demons, ragged clothing aflap on his livewire frame Nostalgic for … Continue reading For All We Know

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