Tag Archives: poetry

About My Mom

In a sea of activity, Mom was patient and kind. Continue reading

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Fluid Beauty

Three weeks ago, my NaNoWriMo goals were set in a post called, From NYC to Temple Bar.  Since then, Syrian refugees, Beirut, Paris, more refugees, and helpless sorrow. Often my goals seem naive and superficial, but never so much as … Continue reading

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Wkly Brief – NH Literary Hall of Fame

Were you raised on poetry, the way I was? In the evenings, did your mother tuck you in, and sit on the edge of the bed with a poetry book, while your older brother leaned against her shoulder and pointing … Continue reading

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Weekly Brief – Poetry’s Sonnet

Shall poetry be no more a part of life? When rhyming fairies sent childhood head to pillow? When youthful scrawls of Milne and Masefield were rife And poems of love and loss once left words to sow? Though gray skies … Continue reading

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Weekly Brief – What the Voice is Saying

(photo temporarily not available). Several years ago a supervisor told me that some of my coworkers felt overwhelmed by my effusiveness in meetings.  I left my supervisor’s office hurt and angry. Back at my desk, I wrote a less poetic, … Continue reading

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