A poem for Spring Green shoots reach from the ground testing the air Gathering sun and rain Blessing us with their promise to bloom Cinco portentos de la primavera y un poema Un poema de primavera Tallas verdes extienden de la tierra probando el aire Colectando sol y lluvia Regalándonos con su promesa de florecer […]Read more
Bit of a Road Detour Here?
We saw this sign on the way to a friend’s party. I imagine a large truck looming, backing up, in this arrow’s shaky past. Thought the remnant deserved a photo. Haiku proceed this way please signs, telegraph messages through a zig zag world –Rebecca Cuningham, 17 March 2023 ¿Un desvío pequeño por aquí? Vimos este […]Read more
March 2023 Poetry Challenge: Women We Admire
This March poetry challenge I learned about what is possible in one short poem. I set the challenge goal for free verse poetry of fewer than 40 words. That proved to be too limited a space to describe a phenomenal woman! Congratulations to the three poets who were extra concise. Five fabulous poems celebrating women; […]Read more
March 8; International Women’s Day. No more.
Susan Schaefer is a journalist and poet. I’ve been lucky enough to know this dynamic, intellectual woman since she and my dad were colleagues when I was a teenager. I was flattered when she followed my website. I smiled for a week when she joined the December poetry challenge. Susan Schaefer is gracing our site […]Read more
March 2023 Poetry Challenge
In honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, let’s write a poem about a woman we admire. (Thanks to Devang for suggesting this theme!) She can be a heroine from daily life; mother, spouse, friend or family. She can be someone whose work we’ve admired from afar. You can choose someone who’s passed […]Read more
Celebrating 5 Years!
Thank you to all four dozen readers 😉 for making these five years blogging fabulously fun! I feel a real sense of community and am grateful to have met you. (En español bajo la foto de las orquídeas) Heartfelt appreciation to my biggest promoter; Trina who brought us 400 visitors in a year! Many thanks […]Read more