April is Poetry Month. I know, I know. It is the end of the month already. So sorry. I’ve been a little, well, busy. Long-time readers know that I developed a love of poetry when I had FBC. There was something about being sooooooo slowed down that enabled me to enjoy poetry in a way… Continue reading April is Poetry Month
Life in a Love Hope that this poem inspires you this week!
The Beautiful Present The past, the future and the present are all things that percolate in my mind. We can’t stop ourselves from thinking about them. In fact, this month, I have spoken quite a bit about my cancer experience. And today, I’m a little fixated on Suddenly Seven’s Halloween costume for tomorrow. What I’m… Continue reading The Beautiful Present
Shel Silverstein is at the tippy top of our list of favorite authors. I mean, really. What a gifted – truly gifted – writer he was. I am especially enamored by his poem, “The Voice.” Isn’t this message – that there is a voice inside each of us that tells us what is right and what… Continue reading The Voice by Shel Silverstein
Wishing you a day full of sunshine, both inside and out!
Can you even believe that it is June? I mean, really. J.U.N.E.?!? I am baffled by how quickly this year is going. I mean really. I can’t ever remember a period in my life when time has flown so fast. It is a wonderful year, though and I’m grateful for each and every day! Please… Continue reading Welcome, June! by Lawrence S. Pertillar
Wishing you all a beautiful weekend. I hope that you enjoy this inspiring poem (at least I think it is inspiring), Glass of Water, from my fave, Mary Oliver.
Mary Oliver is my all-time favorite poet. I love every piece I’ve ever read from her. Her poem, The Gardner, is at the tippy top of the list. It feels as if she is speaking directly to me. Isn’t that the sign of a magnificent writer? Wow. Lately, I find that I’ve been thinking and over-thinking… Continue reading Have I? – Mary Oliver