The anthology includes some incredible poems on themes ranging from love and heartbreak, family and friendship, the inherent beauty of nature, and so much more. I’m honored to have my work placed aside both newly emerging voices as the name implies, as well as other more established writers, such as Amanda G. Crum, Delaney L. Holt, Bobbi Dawn Rightmyer, Tatiana Ryckman and Mervyn R. Seivwright, among others. Continue reading 'Training Wheels' published in 'Kentucky's Best Emerging Poets 2019: An Anthology'
Writing can feel like a very solitary thing, but it doesn’t have to be. Knowing and interacting with other authors can really help us to grow as writers. It exposes us to new ideas about the craft of writing and can introduce us to opportunities we didn’t have access to previously. Continue reading Ready to Up Your Writing Game?
Another poem on love, sex and relationships from my series in progress, Elemental. Continue reading Prose Poem: No Charm
There are many life lessons in Smith’s words, made wise beyond her years by chronic illness and the knowledge that her lifespan would be shortened dramatically by Cystic Fibrosis. Being diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at age 3 and developing one of the deadliest lung infections a person with CF could have as a young teen, Smith knew she probably wasn’t long for this world. She did everything she could to make her young life count and this journal is part of the legacy she leaves behind. Continue reading Beauty and Tragedy in ‘Salt In My Soul’
“I look into your eyes of lion; it feels like baring my soul. Pulling away layers of history, things to you unknown. I remember sixteen; hunger pacing her reviled prison…” Continue reading Prose Poem: Joie de Vivre
This latest poem from Elemental will go in the latter half of the book, which will all be done in traditional line verse rather than in the jaunty rhythmic prose poems in the first half. It’s a very pointed tonal shift which will hopefully make sense once I get the whole thing together. As always, I would love your thoughts on “The Second Coming.” Continue reading Poetry: The Second Coming
When getting started on @Pinterest few things are more important than learning what goes into making successful pins that will bring people to your site and get them pinning your images. You’ll find everything you need in this post. #bloggers #business #entrepreneurs #socialmedia Continue reading Creating Winning Pins for Pinterest