#poetryreading: Poets in the Blogosphere

Click on image to register for the reading. The theme for National Poetry Month 2022 is There’s A Poem in This Place. Two places to find contemporary poetry at its most vibrant are in the blogging community and at live readings. On 23 April 2022 from 4-5:30 PM ET, the two places come together when … Continue reading #poetryreading: Poets in the Blogosphere

Call-and-Response: Accumlative Drollery

  Dark Origins I wrote this post in response to a blog series I have been following called "Dark Origins: Nursery rhymes and fairy tales" by Roberta Eaton Cheadle. The series provides an in-depth discussion of the history and social context for the nursery rhymes and fairy tales many of us grew up with. I … Continue reading Call-and-Response: Accumlative Drollery

#bookreview – Tales from the Annexe

Amazon: US UK CA UK AU DE My Review As its subtitle indicates, Tales from the Annex is a collection of seven stories based on H.P. Lovecraft’s Herbert West character, followed by seven other tales.  I went into the collection not having read Driscoll’s Herbert West novels or anything by H.P. Lovecraft. I was very … Continue reading #bookreview – Tales from the Annexe

#poetryreading “Like Catching Falling Leaves,” by Chris Hall

The Prompt I'm not much of one for writing prompts, but I do enjoy reading what they inspire from other writers. Such is the case with the prompt photo below that inspired Chris Hall to write "Catching Falling Leaves." The combination of the poem and the prompt photograph immediately brought to mind this photo of … Continue reading #poetryreading “Like Catching Falling Leaves,” by Chris Hall