I, Poet

May 7th, 2013
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When I was in high school, I used to write a lot of poetry.  I liked the deliberate way of choosing and using words and trying to find the right rhythm of each line.  I had a special notebook that I used to write down thoughts and words that I wanted to remember for images in future poems.
I even entered a poetry contest in high school and surprisingly one of my poems won and was published in a national anthology of high school poetry.  That was a confidence booster!
Then it was time to go to college.  My interests … Read More

Autumn Ivy

September 13th, 2012
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A Calming Thought For The Day. . . Autumn Ivy by Ogata Kenzan Even as it envelops me it is not mine, this autumn: that wind blowing through the pines, I regret how it makes them fall – the leaves, the scarlet leaves of ivy.… Read More