Poetry is sustenance and connection; meat and meet. Poetry has the power to illuminate the human condition. To bond crafted words and considered ideas, and, most importantly perhaps, create relationships between people.
This is my pain, this is my beauty – I share it with you, and I connect with you through your pain, your beauty. Poetry is wings. It takes us from one place to another. It takes us to places we might not normally go. Poetry helps us feel less alone.
I have been reading poetry almost my whole life. Writing it for more than four decades. Poetry is the way that I make meaning. My published books are offerings of the mind and the heart.
Welcome to a place where you can read good poetry, find new book recommendations, and learn more about how to write your own pain, write own your beauty.
From the notebook…..
- Corvus and Crater begins her debutThere is a small flame inside each writer that becomes a little brighter when a reader takes the time to respond to their work. I was lucky enough this week … Read more
- Introducing Corvus and CraterThe road from spark to book is long. Longer than you would guess. For some writers, that moment from inspiration to finished book can span decades. My newest collection, Corvus … Read more
- The fire of autumnMy goodness, it’s been a minute, huh? Just popping in here for a quick update. Autumn is here and that should mean that I have more time to write. More … Read more