Winged Creatures

In myth and lore, winged creatures mark endings or transitions. A butterfly, the passage of the soul from one plane to another. Moths were the ancestors' eyes upon their people. Birds, the messengers of the gods.     Sorrow   Birds appeared after your last time. A flight stood at windows, clustered on the grounds. … Continue reading Winged Creatures

Say Everything

“I would say everything should be able to come into a poem, but I can't put toothbrushes into a poem, I really can't!” - Sylvia Plath     Say Everything for Sylvia Plath Why can’t I write about toothbrushes? Stalwart things, they are. Bristled guardians they stand armless against invaders of our own making and … Continue reading Say Everything

Book as Oracle

If you’ve read other my other Pinacasa posts, you’ll have guessed that I like writing prompts and things to get me writing spontaneously. In fact, I started this blog as a way to get me writing poems consistently. Since April, you could say I’m consistent, all 162 poems later. My latest prompt from International Women’s Writing … Continue reading Book as Oracle