The Voice of Sylvia Plath

To love a poet’s voice – her writing voice – and to vibrate in sympathy with each beat and syllable, to touch the spirit imbued on the page and feel the writing as if it were nourishment on the tongue or soft light on the skin is not necessarily a rare thing, but it is still and should be a treasured thing.

Thoughts on 30 Poems in 30 Days

The trick is not just to hit the wall, but to go through it. Through the wall is the equilibrium, the balance between the energy used and the energy left in reserve. It’s the only way to keep going, to finish.

5 Things I learned in April

Creativity and intentionality, in general, has been the theme for my April this year, and it feels amazing. Just like home.

2016 Poem a Day Challenge #19

Today’s Prompt:
Take the phrase “Star (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write the poem.

2016 Poem a Day Challenge #18

Today’s Prompt:
Write a poem about a sound. If the sounds are peaceful, write a poem with a violent word as the title. If the sounds are loud, write a poem with a kind word as the title.

2016 Poem a Day Challenge #12

Today’s Prompt:
Write a poem that incorporates the idea of doubles, twins, duality, pairs, or some other expression of twos.