Why I Walk in the Woods

“I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.” ~John Burroughs I go to nature for the trees, blooms, hawk feathers, fresh air, owls, berries, stones, creepy-crawlies, silence, slitherers, vibrant colors, squirrels, seasonal fragrances, the sound of running water, peace, to hear myself breathe and think, connection, communion, … More Why I Walk in the Woods

Vegan Planet

April is National Poetry Month. I’m sharing another poem that I wrote at the Focusing on Form workshop (I wrote about this in my last blog post) just to show that I can write a lighthearted poem. I don’t focus only on death in my writing; although it seems to be a theme in my … More Vegan Planet

Bone China

Mom’s coffee cup, 2016. April is National Poetry Month and since I’m trying to be more brave about sharing my work, I’ve decided to share a poem that I wrote several years ago at Focusing on Form. Focusing on Form is a weeklong writing workshop sponsored by Meredith College in Raleigh, NC. It was a … More Bone China