An Eclipse Story

Back in 2017 we made a family trek to southern Illinois to witness the eclipse (you can see some magical photos taken by the older offspring here, along with a poem I wrote at the time.) Monday’s path of totality is going to be a whole lot closer, but we are avoiding the crowds and […]

Frogs For Lunch

Happy National Poetry Month! This week I participated in a fun lunch-time poetry workshop with my friend Shutta Crum, sponsored by the Jax Poetry Fest. The workshop was entitled BEYOND HAIKU and introduced 3 short forms that were new to me: Tetractys, Pensee, and Chastushka. The beauty of short forms with very specific structures is […]