Category Archives: Storytelling

The Thirteenth Fairy

My heads been wrapped up in fairy tales the last few weeks while I explored their underlying implications for our lives with Stephanie Anderson Ladd and an amazing group of  wise women.  If this seems like escapism, trust me its … Continue reading

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Rhyme Time

Maureen introduced us to RhymeZone today, a favorite place of mine, much easier to use than an old school rhyming dictionary and offering many more services like thesaurus, dictionary, near rhymes, related phrases and synonyms. It quick, pretty comprehensive and … Continue reading

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Emily Redux

As a long-time fan of “the Belle of Amherst” and a poet myself I was completely delighted to find a new TV show about Emily Dickinson.  Emily is so often betrayed as a sad, loveless recluse, but in fact she … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Echo

So the challenge for Tuesday, December 10, thrown down by Merril D. Smith is to write  about echoes for our lesson on Poetics at the virtual pub for poets I like to frequent.  As it happens, I’ve written a couple … Continue reading

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Quadrille # 89 for d’Verse Poets Pub

I really love the quadrille  – for me it’s a challenge to tell a tiny short story.  Most of my poetry probably classifies as flash fiction  I almost always tell a story.  You probably know the six word short story … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo: The Tiny Place – Day 25

Yesterday I spent inside a snail shell – today the frame continues small around me.  I’m thinking of Alice and the tiny door that took her into Wonderland.  I met a man at Round Top this weekend.  He sat beside … Continue reading

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Sitting on the Hag Seat: A Knot of Celtic Poetry

This Imbolc Day I honor Brigit, Gaelic goddess and saint, releasing into Her hands my gift to Ireland: (Click on cover to order) Sitting on the Hag Seat was inspired by a pilgrimage I made to Ireland in 2015.  The … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day Ten Alphabet Soup

Hi! Playing catch-up after missing a couple of days. I’m posting Abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwkyz,  with a nod to Big Bird, only because I am determined to finish the month having  completed all the prompts and time’s a-zoomin’. Abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwkyz Almost every night I … Continue reading

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NaPoWriM0 #9 A Moral Tale

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On the Telling of Tales

This morning, I’m contemplating story – how it enchants and enchains; how it sets us free.  Writing is my craft and stories are my passion.  How they work in the world, what purpose they serve, the way they move us … Continue reading

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