My Review of Queenie's Place I was immediately drawn into Toni Morgan’s novel, Queenie’s Place, by its story line of a Marine Corps officer’s wife who is a fighter for causes during the early 1970s. When the book opens, we are introduced to Doreen through the eyes of her son Billy as he waits for … Continue reading #BookReview: Queenie’s Place
Another poetic collaboration with Goff James! I hope you enjoy it.
Tanka: 27 Edgewood Road clearing out the house entering forbidden rooms hidden photographs baby picture never seen her pride in me now showing
Another poetry first for me! I’d never written haiku, and I’d never written a poem in collaboration with another poet–but when Goff extended the suggestion, I said, sure, I’ll give it a go! I’m very glad that I did. The inspiration photo is of a pond in the woods across the street from my house in New Hampshire.
Heaven blue-winged bright
Silence drifting meanders
Unseen spring feeds clear water
Red-winged blackbird trills
Hushed air stirs water ripples
Autumn whisp’ring glows
Poem Attribution Verse 1 Lines 1&2 © Goff James
Poem Attribution Verse 1 Line 3 © Liz Gauffreau
Poem Attribution Verses 2 Lines 1&2 © Liz Gauffreau
Poem Attribution Verses 2 Line 3 © Goff James
Image Attribution © Liz Gauffreau, 2020
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