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Hard Gift – 24 NaPoWriMo

I knew this poem needed to be about letting go and trusting a loved one to make their own way in the world. My first attempt came our preachy and boring. This second attempt is a cliché metaphor but the … Continue reading

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Birth Path – 21 NaPoWriMo

Right away this word pairing prompt had to be an ancestor poem. How and who we came to be is a stumbling of 400 generations. This ripple effect through humankind might be why we are so interested in ancestry and … Continue reading

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View from a Hammock

What a strange thing to hop on a plane in very winter Wisconsin and land in tropical Florida for a week. My favorite part of the week (besides chat/games time with friends) was the sunsets from the boat and evening … Continue reading

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Earth Mother – 22 Tarot NaPoWriMo

Mother Earth card for Earth Day. Earth in all her seasons, in her web of symbiosis cradles us on this unique life-supporting flying rock. Celebrate the gifts she cherishes upon us today and every day. As any mother, it is … Continue reading

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Spring – 13 Tarot NaPoWriMo

Lucky Day 13 of National/Global Poetry Writing Month (AKA NaPoWriMo). Lucky rainy day. Spring showers and such. The sound of the rain and gentle thunder last night was comforting. Today is what my dad would call “an all-day soaker.” With … Continue reading

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Clearance 3 – Tarot NaPoWriMo

Poem 3 of National/Global Poetry writing month (AKA NaPoWriMo). My 2022 theme is Tarot/Oracle cards. This card speaks to me especially in spring when the urge to clear and clean is strong within us. Sweeping is therapeutic. Check out my … Continue reading

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Chickadee I Am

There are so many wonderful birds that come to our bird-feeder. The woodpeckers are so bold and vocal. The cardinals so gorgeous. The goldfinch so pretty and flirty. If I had to pick a favorite, it would be the Chickadee. … Continue reading

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March is Lambing

So quickly it seems spring has sprung or has it really? March has a reputation for “in like a lamb, out like a lion.” This week, here in middle Wisconsin, went from 3 inches of fresh snow to melty 50 … Continue reading

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Flowers Watercolor 2

Here is the painting referenced in the last poem “Little Free Library Book.” I have been learning water color loving it fluidity and diffuse colors. Of course a poem has to go with the painting to add depth of meaning … Continue reading

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Little Free Library Book

Friends, like many of us this time of year and in a time of perceived anxiety, I have been doing some work on myself – soul work you could say – Spring cleaning on the inside. Gifts come to us … Continue reading

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