Tag Archives: Poetry

River of Poems

This week’s focus has been poetry. At first, I attributed that to the fact that this is National Poetry Month.  The truth is that poetry just kept finding its way into my life this month and then, I realized it … Continue reading

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Word Trixie {Haiku}

This month, serendipity stepped into my poetry focus and connected me with the person who writes Naked Haiku (don’t worry, it is safe to click through).  The site is beautiful, simple, and inspiring. So much so that I decided to … Continue reading

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Word Trixie {Limericks}

I was never big on structured or formatted poetry. I like the wide, open possibility of free verse.  Besides, I was never much for figuring out puzzles, and that is exactly what structured poetry feels like.  But something changed recently. … Continue reading

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Week of Words

I have been so busy celebrating my birthday this month that I have let my poor, sweet blog  go on without honoring National Poetry Month. So I am hoping to make it up in a big way by spinning out … Continue reading

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Power Blogging

Last night I got a wild hair and decided to do a bit of power blogging to wrap up the last week of the first year since I created Art of Collecting Yourself.  I wasn’t sure a year ago that … Continue reading

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Poet on the Loose!

Gathering up pages of my poetry for a reading at the Coffee House sponsored by the  UU Church. Here is a sneak peek. Make ’em Laugh by Rashamaria featuring a sweet pea Into my Power Can’t move. See where I … Continue reading

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PEACE TALKS: Portraits of Peace in Word

The year 9-1-1 happened, I found myself on a 27 hour journey to the Washington, D.C. a week after the attacks.  I was going there to attend the Prayer Vigil for Peace. This was my first trip the capital, a … Continue reading

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