I’m hoping to start a new feature here on the blog. So many people have started baking again since the pandemic, including me, and I thought it would be fun to share recipes. Since this is primarily a writing blog … Continue reading Calling Writers Who Bake!
Support is Conditional Whose tongue is knocking against my teeth because it’s not mine. Judgement is a river pulling me under, pulling me down to the rapids. We give flowers, sugar, the fizz of champagne but it doesn’t matter … Continue reading Poem: Support is Conditional
Just a short post today to link to a poem I read this morning, “Sunday Morning in the Church of Air” by Catherine Abbey Hodges in Swwim Lit Mag. It’s a beautiful poem that felt like a breath of … Continue reading On Beauty and Poison
I mentioned in a previous post that there’s a thriving poetry community on Twitter. Now there’s a movement, started by Kelli Russell Agodon and Donna Vorreyer , to expand the twitter poetry community into blogging. Some of the poets are … Continue reading Reading, #Writing, Sharing and what I’m doing about it
Today is the twelfth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the devastation left in New Orleans as a result of the failure of our levee system. I can’t think of a better way to honor those that died than to give to those in Texas who are going through a similar experience with Hurricane Harvey. First Draft was a tireless cheerleader for New Orleans recovery in the months after Katrina. Peter Athas, one of the FD bloggers, was doing his own thing on his personal blog during that time. I can vouch for these people. Your donation will get to the … Continue reading Save Who You Can