Poetry in Motion

Great article on teaching poetry now! I love the movie Dead Poets Society because it put poetry and life in motion, which is as it should be. Poetry isn't dead. Poetry isn't dry, boring words we simply read in a book. Poetry is the passion, life and glory of our souls connecting with the world. …

House Ghosts

Italo Calvino said: The more enlightened our houses are, the more their walls ooze ghosts.   Image credit: “love don't live here anymore…” – © 2009 Robb North – made available under Attribution 2.0 Generic I came upon the old house in the field almost by surprise.  I was hiking through an empty cotton field, letting my bare feet …

Beginning of the Dream

Do you have a dream? The hard part is beginning. Then comes...the beauty. Don't be afraid to begin your dream! I have to admit, my least favorite part of any project or dream pursuit is the beginning. Getting my footing, or rhythm, is always a little rocky. I'm unsure of myself, whether the dream or …

Morning Quiet

Peaceful quiet morn. Even the birds are sleeping. A train whistle blows. Devotion to God. Pondering life's big questions. Time to crochet love. dewl. 3/16/14

Waking Up Early

Do you ever wake up early And forget what day it is? Trying to shake dream dust Out of my mind and eyes, I think it is Saturday. Then, as I stumble to The restroom, I suddenly know It's Thursday instead. As I make my coffee, My little dog happily, Sleepily goes outside. I don't …