My new collection of poetry is now for sale on Amazon.
… gardens can be a place to escape to, someone’s own magical world they create all for themselves.
I can’t see anymore, what might wait there, what monsters or miracles, terrible and beautiful, glide all around me…
there is only that instant… when it returns… and I know such warmth again… when understanding dawns.
I have created an Etsy shop, CreativeJourneywoman, for easy online ordering of my poetry books and future projects.
a chance come round again,
well-earned and willing,
to sing a new song,
wonderful and wise…
the fires burning quietly, this constellation of small stars surrounding me,
fallen to earth below…
It’s helped me remember that times come and go in life, including those creative peaks and valleys.
Tucked inside was a copy of this poem, which was actually was written even earlier in 8th grade…
Watch the video here Already in the cold grip of winter here, it’s nice to look back on the lovely warmer weather of October that everyone enjoyed at the fall open house. Here I am reading one of my poems, and talking a bit about plans for my next book.