bilingual, En español, writing

The View from Up North

I returned last night from a funeral in Minnesota. A week ago my dad’s sister’s husband passed away at 93. At least 200 people attended Uncle Jim’s funeral. He and my aunt were married 62 years and they socialized playing tennis, dancing and while attending their church. My favorite memory of my uncle is from […]

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bilingual, En español, writing

January 2023 New Year Poetry Challenge

Thanks for a wonderful 2022 celebrated in verse. I appreciate last year’s fabulous featured poets and poems. Now our thoughts turn to 2023; 8 poets from 5 countries tell you their traditions and sentiments of the new year’s transition. May the fireworks, marzipan pigs and black-eyed peas bring you luck. Gracias por un 2022 maravilloso […]

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Nature, photography, writing

6 Wisconsin Ways to Speak Snowly

Grainy, fluffy, icy, crunchy, wet, slushy. Each day a different texture of precipitation. New poem about after our snow day Thursday. Peaceful eyes snow falls from skies flakes scattered idyllic patterned window gazing poetry mazing shrieks of delight white mid-calf height snow day is here bundle in warm gear sled down a hill wee ones […]

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bilingual, En español, Nature, writing

4th Dark December Day

Today is a day for poetry and journaling. Seems the Bay Area has sent fog and rain our way… Fourth Dark December Day Pine boughs ripple in the breeze. green against the white page of the sky. Rain refrain while skiers think snow Where is the sun? The slanted wheel Invisibly tips over the horizon […]

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