A Conversation Between A Newborn & Her Mommy

“Mommy, please hold me,” the newborn said. “I have never been alone, and I don’t like it.” “Oh darling,” Mommy said, “You’re never alone. Sometimes I have to set you … Continue reading A Conversation Between A Newborn & Her Mommy

The Lorica of Saint Mommy of Sick Children

Yeah. So, we’ve had a stomach virus here for about the past week, and today it culminated in one of the most craptastic days in my three year career so … Continue reading The Lorica of Saint Mommy of Sick Children

Week 2 National Poetry Month: A Child, Good Friday, Easter Eggs, & Journey To The Center Of The Earth

OK, so technically, we’re in the third week of April. Bear with me here, because I’m running a tad behind (between pregnancy brain and mothering a toddler, this Momma-Bear is tired!), … Continue reading Week 2 National Poetry Month: A Child, Good Friday, Easter Eggs, & Journey To The Center Of The Earth

Week 1 National Poetry Month: A Portrait of Midnight, The Window Fellow, Rainy Days & Writing

Well, I am a week late posting these, but better late than never, right?! Actually, now that I’ve entered the third trimester of pregnancy we had a few preterm labor scares … Continue reading Week 1 National Poetry Month: A Portrait of Midnight, The Window Fellow, Rainy Days & Writing

The Highwayman: When Incredible Poetry & Exquisite Music Combine (Alfred Noyes & Loreena McKennitt)

As I mentioned in a recent review of Loreena McKennitt‘s new The Journey So Far ‘best of’ album, I missed seeing The Highwayman included in the track listing. Well, now you … Continue reading The Highwayman: When Incredible Poetry & Exquisite Music Combine (Alfred Noyes & Loreena McKennitt)

I Don’t Have Fans, I Have a Listenership: The Complexities of an Artistic Demographic

I’ve never liked calling the people who love my music “fans.” That three-letter-word makes me think of those screaming hordes of ditsy girls who swooned over The Beatles. Fans buy … Continue reading I Don’t Have Fans, I Have a Listenership: The Complexities of an Artistic Demographic

April 2014 National Poetry Month Blog Challenge

Last year I decided to challenge myself to write and blog an original poem every day during April, which is National Poetry Month. Around April 3, 2013, my computer hard … Continue reading April 2014 National Poetry Month Blog Challenge