A New Stab at Self Motivation

Another hiatus. I apologize. However, I am going to try some new techniques for self motivation and being consistent in my blogging/social media. So I present the first of Daily Walks. These will be pictures from my morning walks. Since I live on a Country Road they may get interesting. One note: it has been … Continue reading A New Stab at Self Motivation

Working in the Writing Community

The movement of Self Publishing has many critics. Most say it is too easy for bad writing to get published.  Some say there is a plagiarism issue. Many struggle to gain traction, a wide readership for their works. Amazon and other platforms are working to address the plagiarism issues. Since Harlow Hunter and I publish … Continue reading Working in the Writing Community

More Diversity in My Posts

I realized I have posted many poems by men, women and African Americans. I have posted poems from across centuries. But I have not posted many, if any,  of the Hispanic, Asian, or Native American poets' works. There are other ethnic groups who also have given and continue to give us great inspiration in their … Continue reading More Diversity in My Posts

Trying to Keep Up with Poetry Month

Forgot to post a poem yesterday. Here is the catch up one... Funeral Blues By W.H. Auden Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone, Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone, Silence the pianos and with muffled drum Bring out the coffin, let the mourners come. Let aeroplanes circle moaning overhead Scribbling … Continue reading Trying to Keep Up with Poetry Month

A Fitting Birthday for Poetry Month

Poetry Month Continues...and today is Maya Angelou's birthday. It would have been her 90th In her honor here is a poem written by her: Woman Work By Maya Angelou I've got the children to tend The clothes to mend The floor to mop The food to shop Then the chicken to fry The baby to … Continue reading A Fitting Birthday for Poetry Month