Stories From the Edge of Blindness

In 2002, Retinitis Pigmentosa changed my life. This is my story of a slow approach to darkness.


April 2018

Poetry is Where I’m From

It seems only fitting to end National Poetry Month by re-visiting an incredible poetic adventure and challenge that I had the good fortune to be a part of.  It was a journey of words, histories, friendship, illumination, trust and absolute... Continue Reading →


I came across this quote a couple of days ago, posted in a blog I read called, A Writer and Her Sentimental Muse.  I loved it and found it to be an absolutely perfect final quote for National Poetry Month!... Continue Reading →

Poetry Crush

My husband knows that I am madly in love with him and he also understands that every once in a while, I develop a poetry crush.  I can't help it. I discovered Jonathan Humble's poetry last year, through some amazing... Continue Reading →

The Uprising of a Guru

Bojana has a fire in her that cannot be quelled. She is brilliant and unapologetic.  She loves fiercely and is incredibly kind.  She is an immensely talented writer with a story that needs to be heard.  She dances and rages,... Continue Reading →


It is hard to find words to describe Kim.  She is electrifying.  Kim is bold, strong, hysterically funny, brazen, smart as hell, the epitome of a tough cookie, and through constant pain and facing seemingly endless adversity, she wrote a... Continue Reading →

Danse Russe

Love, perspective, and the deepest emotions have been gifted to me so many times through poetry. Poems are endlessly teaching me about other people, about myself and the world. I write poetry to gain an understanding of the facets of... Continue Reading →


I turn good things into dust, eradicate their grandeur and rebuild them into turrets of self doubt and loathing. When something good happens, something I should be proud of, I tarnish it with thoughts that it was a fluke, something... Continue Reading →

2nd Quote Day

This will probably be my last day of quotes, so I have chosen 2 from one of the best writers I have ever had the pleasure of reading. Thank you again to the incredible person and writer, Steve, for selecting... Continue Reading →

Quotes – Day 1

I don't usually do these challenge things, but when Steve nominated me, I couldn't resist.  Steve is just a super cool, inspiring, smart, no bullshit guy, and I adore him!  Follow the link above and check out his incredible blog!... Continue Reading →

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