Call and Response: “Storm” by Derek Ross

The Best Laid Plans . . . I had planned to post my own poetry this week, but as soon as I read Derek Ross's poem "Storm," I just had to read it aloud and record it. The poem affected me that much. Call-and-Response Derek Ross is a first-rate poet and photographer from Scotland. As … Continue reading Call and Response: “Storm” by Derek Ross

Call and Response: “Not What” by Mary Jo Malo

As soon I read "Not What" by Mary Jo Malo, it reminded me so much of my dad, I knew I had to record it to commemorate his birthday on April 27. The photograph is my favorite of him in his vestments. It captures all the best of who he was. Call-and-Response As this is … Continue reading Call and Response: “Not What” by Mary Jo Malo

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

#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