Poet of the Month: Gwendolyn Brooks

Welcome to the first (of many I hope) installment of my "Poet of the Month" series. I love poetry and I have been realizing lately that not only have I not been diving into the poetry world as much as I would like to, but that there is also so much that I don't know... Continue Reading →

Haiku a Day: Days 96-103

I hit 100 DAYS of haiku writing in this section! Ah! The thing is, that also means 100 days of this weird existence. Day 96: Summer stretches outI want to do so much thatits overwhelming. Day 97: My tomato plantthrives, grows taller, flowers. Greentomatoes appear. Day 98: Upon my suddenrediscovery of Simstime swiftly passes. Day... Continue Reading →

Haiku a Day: Days 84-91

While I have not forgotten to write haikus, I have absolutely become lazy about posting haikus...but that's okay, because ultimately, they are for me, right? (Wow, commas GALORE.) Here is the first section of catch-up! Day 84: Simon glares at meduring attempts to move himout of my sleep spot. Day 85: Rejection is toughbut I... Continue Reading →

May Wrap-Up

Somehow it is more than halfway through June, I'm officially done teaching for the school year (what a WEIRD end to my first-year of teaching), and I am ready to play catch-up...starting with my wrap-up from last month! May was a busy month for reads: I read nine books I hadn't read before and two... Continue Reading →

Haiku a Day: Days 78-83

Day 78: Fact: Black lives matter. Speak up loud; know your privilege.Enough is enough. Day 79: Sword ferns branching outin groups, like an audiencefor the waterfall. Day 80: So what if all dayI watch Property Brotherson HGTV? Day 81: Overwhelming times.How does one slow down and breathe? Perhaps more reading. Day 82: Vanilla lattes:you are... Continue Reading →

Haiku A Day: Days 62-69

Haikus are still going strong even though I have not been posting them! Day 62: Zoom birthdays are weird. We should have been in Bend now. Thankful for my friends. Day 63: Grey days here againGloom settles around the houseTry to stay awake. Day 64: Lavender latteThe balm to my weary soulbright spot in the... Continue Reading →

Haiku a Day: Days 57-59

Day 57: I photograph books. If I make them appealing, maybe more will read. Day 58: Wake up. Breathe. Feel myyoga mat beneath my feet.Palms together. Peace. Day 59: Grief comes suddenlya wave crashing on me thenebbing carelessly.

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