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Blog Awards

I have been nominated for two awards (Sunshine Blog Award and Reality Award) by the wonderful Danny Breslin! It is refreshing to have another writer appreciate my random and fleeting posts. I’ll try harder to get some more poetry up soon. I understand I have to answer some questions? Here you go: Sunshine Blog Award … Continue reading

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Generation Poetry

My aunt sent me some poetry that my grandmother wrote when she was eighteen, which was in the year 1946. I’m thinking of doing a call-and-response project with the poetry she wrote… have her poem on the top and then write one off of that one reflecting my current place in time. Ideas? I’ve been … Continue reading

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Les Miserables

Has anyone read Les Misearables? I just saw the trailer for the film version of the book online and I decided to buy it but its 1200 pages! Crazy long. I’m excited to read it, though. The film looks AMAZING… I just love musicals. And history. My winter break starts in a week so I’ll have a month to … Continue reading

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Poetry Ghosts

I’m currently doing an extensive project on the modernist poet D.H. Lawrence. He’s fantastic. I feel like I just connect with his poetry, which is such a strange thing considering he wrote a hundered years ago. It’s weird how poetry can surpass time on such a deep level. He was quoted saying something that seems … Continue reading

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Train Poem

I wrote this today after coming home from visiting family over Thanksgiving. Writing is great therapy. Train Memories I remember the girl from ten years ago, with fire-blonde hair who grew up next to train tracks so it messed with her hearing. She told me the quaking house, the propelling whistle filling every corner of … Continue reading

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