• When Words Fail Me

    When words fail me, poetry finds me. For many, and I’ll count myself among them, poetry is daunting.  Many of us remember poetry classes in school when our poetry — our personal expression of something personal — is ridiculed. The act of writing a poem then becomes associated with feeling bad, feeling incapable, feeling wrong. […]

  • I am not a Poet

    When Dan and Carolyn asked me to submit a poem and a blog I agreed out of my respect and love for them.  I know they are on to creating something amazing and I want to support that.  I knew the task would put me up against constricting beliefs…I don’t write well, I don’t have […]