Publication in DASH Literary Journal

A Popped-into-My-Head Poem I am pleased to share that my poem "To Live by the Sea" appears in Volume 15 of DASH Literary Journal. I had the pleasure of reading the poem over Zoom on launch day to the students in the class that produced the journal. I'm not sure what kind of poem it … Continue reading Publication in DASH Literary Journal

#bookreview: Songs of Heartstrings: Poems of Gratitude and Beatitude

My Review Reading Miriam Hurdle’s poetry collection, Songs of Heartstrings: Poems of Gratitude and Beatitude, I was immediately struck by the poems’ depth and breadth of reflection. The maturity of these contemplative poems brought to mind educational reformer John Dewey’s definition of reflective thinking as a meaning-making process by which individuals learn and society advances. … Continue reading #bookreview: Songs of Heartstrings: Poems of Gratitude and Beatitude

Writing Contest: Flight & Falling

This contest presents an excellent opportunity for writers interested in exploring the emotional and physical movement of flight and falling to read an outstanding book of poetry--and gain some recognition for themselves with their entry! Contest Guidelines: https://writersite.org/2022/07/02/guidelines-for-the-rooted-and-winged-writing-contest/ (Comments are closed.)

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