My last Summer 2017 Poetry Swap parcel arrived this week and I was quite bowled over by it. Linda Baie sure knows how to pack a lot of goodies into a little bubble mailer! She sent me—a pocket! How perfect for a habitual walker who is always grabbing for a tissue or a notebook or… Continue reading Poetry Swap Pocket
What’s second-best to Christmas? A parcel from the post-person during summer poem swap season, of course! When I opened my front door after a summons by the bell on Monday, there was no one there. But there was an intriguing white package propped against the doorframe—poem swap goodies from Irene Latham! The parcel had in… Continue reading Wanderlust (poem swap edition)
It’s a real treat to get anything by snail mail these days. When that envelope in the mail contains a poem, that’s a double treat. When that poem is from our own Tabatha Yeatts and it celebrates one’s own name, that’s a treat in multiples! Tabatha sent me this poem about violets for round one… Continue reading A poem about my name!
Wear a Scarf Wear a scarf with memory sweat-cloth of ancient Rome Chinese army neckerchief silk mask in cockpit fume. Wear a scarf that’s beautiful cashmere, pashmina, silk woven or embroidered in gold or silver gilt. Wear a scarf that’s versatile stole over evening gown shawl covering for the time of prayer pouch for your… Continue reading Wear a Scarf