Head In The Clouds

When I was growing up my mother would say to me: “Child of mine you have your head in the clouds.” When I grew older I discovered that folks who write poetry are in the minority. I’m half afraid to write poetry for you who never read it much and I’m left laboring with theContinue reading “Head In The Clouds”

Poetry Writing Challenge #16: Riddles in Rainy Weather

The challenge for today is to pick a language that you don’t know, and then translate a poem in that language. Use the sound and shape of the words and lines to guide you, without worrying too much about whether your translation makes sense! I chose to translate a poem written in Norwegian from aContinue reading “Poetry Writing Challenge #16: Riddles in Rainy Weather”

Poetry Writing Challenge #13

National Poetry Writing Month (also known as NaPoWriMo) is a creative writing project held annually in April in which participants attempt to write a poem each day for one month. Today is Day 13 of the challenge… I heard from a trusted source that it’s not too late to enter the challenge! “Your prompt for todayContinue reading “Poetry Writing Challenge #13”

What is Love?

The question what is love is the most popular search on Google — but what’s the answer? A. Chemistry B. Pragma — mature love which develops over a long period of time. C. Love is not one thing. D. Love is obsession, all-consuming, like a physical pain. E. Love is freedom. F. Love is allContinue reading “What is Love?”


The good news is that the moment you decide that what you know is more important than what you have been taught to believe, you will have shifted gears in your quest for abundance. Success comes from within, not from without. Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)