Vaccination Day Tanka perched on mother's lap two children unsuspecting needle pricks to scar tiny tabletop, wire-back chairs root beer floats a mother's love ♦ ♦ ♦ This tanka is another first, of sorts, because I let the form of the poem dictate the content. The impetus for writing about this experience was the day … Continue reading Vaccination Day #Tanka
I recently joined an online forum for writers and visual artists sponsored by The Woven Tale Press. One of the members shared a short video she'd made to promote one of her short stories. Her video turned out well, so I thought I'd give it a whirl. I wrote "Cape Elizabeth: 1962" years ago, but … Continue reading A Video First: “Cape Elizabeth: 1962”
I am very pleased to have my poem, "Walking with My Mother," published in the April 3, 2018 edition of One Sentence Poems. This poem did not start out as a one-sentence poem. Come to think of it, I've never set out to write a one-sentence poem. I just wanted to capture the feeling of … Continue reading Publication in One Sentence Poems!