I recently had a conversation with a fellow writer about the conventional wisdom of needing to have a blog following to "build author platform." (I will always put that phrase in quotation marks. When I'm speaking, I use air quotes.) I advised him that it takes a big time commitment to read and comment on … Continue reading “GI Jive,” “Mairzy Doats” & #Tanka, too!
Wilderness Tanka snowy wilderness cold winter sun, soaring trees a small lone figure for a time she stood fearless my protector, my mother
Tanka: 27 Edgewood Road clearing out the house entering forbidden rooms hidden photographs baby picture never seen her pride in me now showing