Today I'm continuing my series of question-titled poems for ArtSpeak: FOUR SEASONS. With just 3 more Fall poems to go (and then 2 Winter), I've got 2022 on my mind... what should my ArtSpeak theme be? We shall see...
Also, it's that time when I begin reflecting on how my One Little Word "Bewilderment" has impacted my year... and thinking about what should be my 2022 One Little Word. More on these topics soon!
For now, here's my latest poem. Thank you so much for reading!
Where the Path Bends Long and Narrow
We are both nameless— the trees and me— and what is true breathes between us: We both come from seed and are made mostly of water. We both require sunshine, rain, soil. We both lean into a friendly, autumn breeze. We learn from each other— how to stay rooted; how to move on.
Finishing work on the Huck committee means I have a brief window to read books for adults! Any suggestions?? Please leave in comments!
In other news, I've started a new video series, 2-Minute Writing Tip Tuesday! You can catch the first installment here, where I share inspiration from a lovely Ray Bradbury quote.
If you are gathering with friends and family in the coming week, I wish you joyjoyjoy! I'm quite excited about turkey and all the fixings with my guys. :)
Meanwhile, here's the latest ArtSpeak: FOUR SEASONS poem, carrying forth the "question-title" mini-series I identified last week. Thank you so much for reading!
Who Paints the Leaves in Fall?
Who holds up the sky? When oaks kick off their covers, who tucks them snug into winter? Who gives such crisp, whispery kisses? Who sends snakes a-slither and foxes foxing into their dens? As the sun circles away away a lone voice sings: Sleep, my darlings, sleep. I'll see you in my dreams.
Welcome to my new video series for writers! I'm kind of amazed by how much inspiration can fit in just two minutes. :) In this (the very first episode) I riff off a favorite quote by Ray Bradbury. Enjoy!
I've done a lot of work with homeschoolers this past year, and I have loved it! So, on the 9th of each month (hello, nonets!!) I'll be posting something especially for homeschool families. If you know a homeschool family, and you think they'd benefit from a bit of poetry in their lives, would you please share the link with them?? Thank you for your help!!
When I went into my art folder to select a piece for today's poem, I noticed in the "Done in 2021" file a surprise miniseries of poem titles beginning with "question" words: