Stories From the Edge of Blindness

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


National Poetry Month

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 →

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 →

Sidlak Poetry – Take II

A while ago, I put out a post about Sidlak Poetry.  I learned of it from a blog I read and was incredibly excited to give it a try.  In usual form, I didn't follow the rules, or understand them.... Continue Reading →

“I Shut My Eyes and All the World Drops Dead”

I think I knew I was a writer from about the age of 6, but it wasn't until I was 13 that I fell in love with Poetry.  I will never forget it.  I had just finished reading "The Bell... Continue Reading →

Happy National Poetry Month

I am undeniably excited that it is April and National Poetry Month.  I am looking forward to an array of poetry challenges this month, including the two I always post about; Visual Verse and Rattle Ekphrastic.  I am hoping that... Continue Reading →

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