Form poems, nature, Objects

Wild Rose Roundabout (NPM ’16-Day 29)

Wild Rose Roundabout I unfurl my face to you— now that it’s almost May. It was a juicy April with lots of wet-root days. To January and February’s sparrows and chickadees my shriveled red ancestors were food. Leaves paled and lost their grip driven crazy by November’s gales. Ripening in August heat, hard green hips… Continue reading Wild Rose Roundabout (NPM ’16-Day 29)

Religious, Shadorma

SJT – Redemption (Midwife Openings)

This week's theme Spiritual Journey Thursday word "REDEMPTION" had me scratching my head at first. I know the traditional religious meaning of the word "redemption" is the rich concept of salvation from sin through the atonement of Christ. But one also hears the word redemption used in another way. I read or hear it used… Continue reading SJT – Redemption (Midwife Openings)

Form poems, Poetry Friday

Aviation Mystery

Aviation Mystery This is a poem of everyday freight of Flight 66 that was bound for Prince George a steep wooded hillside, a wreck found by night. Southeast of Crown Mountain strewn over a gorge the cockpit and crew were found the next day of Flight 66 that was bound for Prince George. Plane dropped… Continue reading Aviation Mystery

Fiction, Writing Life

My favorite genre

Though I enjoy being swept away in a good biography and love the way poetry transports to realms of emotion, sometimes evokes a belly-laugh, and even the urge to toe-tap along,  my biggest pleasure as a reader is to get lost in great adult fiction. Adult fiction is also my biggest challenge as a writer.… Continue reading My favorite genre

Writing Prompts

November prompt – remember

We've entered November--the month in which we set aside a special day to remember our country's soldiers. In Canada we call it Remembrance Day. We commemorate by wearing flocked red poppies in the weeks leading up to November 11th and on the day, gathering at cenotaphs throughout the country to lay wreaths, pray prayers, and… Continue reading November prompt – remember