Who you calling Imperfect?

[Writing 201, Poetry.  DAY 4: Imperfect, Limerick, Enjambment–which is a technique they must have taught when I was skipping English class in high school.]            Who you calling imperfect? There once was a boy named Donald Who wanted to  be rich, and grow up to be President ha ha! said the people as he startedContinue reading “Who you calling Imperfect?”

wrinkles in time, a poem

[Writing 201: Poetry, Day Three — Skin, Prose Poetry, Internal Rhyme]       rhythm and flow and here we go–gathering information and seeking inspiration               Wrinkles in Time Once her skin was smooth and soft inviting a lover’s touch… Now her arms recall the delight of it all as the feeling  of warm fingers still lingers erasing theContinue reading “wrinkles in time, a poem”

Do I have an opinion on OJ? Of course :-)

Today is the 20 year anniversary of the O.J. Simpson trial.   The newscasters were talking about it on CNN.   They were entertaining the question of OJ’s guilt or innocence, and interviewing each other and assorted “experts” on the subject. So, you ask…what do you think?   Did he kill his wife?  Or not? I have NOContinue reading “Do I have an opinion on OJ? Of course :-)”

A PERFECT PAST PRESENT for Poetry Class

[Writing201, Poetry.   Today’s assignment involves the word GIFT, and Crostic, and Alliteration.]         A Perfect Past Present Better a book, than a boat or a bear Or my childhood dream would be dashed Only such a gift would Keep me a happy child. I would never have wanted clothing Neither undies nor socks…in a boxContinue reading “A PERFECT PAST PRESENT for Poetry Class”

“Do the name Ruby Begonia ring a bell?” (per Flip Wilson.)

Does anyone remember the comedian Flip Wilson, who was often on the telly back in the the 60s? One of his monologues, included the lines: He who has nothing shall have less, and that which he has shall be taken from him…and the people cheered:  “yay King, yay King.” The narrative continued, making fun ofContinue reading ““Do the name Ruby Begonia ring a bell?” (per Flip Wilson.)”

A Thousand “LIKES”…Wow! (Thanks and a photo of ME)

Yep…just got the notice in my message box–the one with the little bell that shows up when I hear from a follower.    This is very encouraging. This is a photo of ME…trying to hide behind my camera. One of my experimental shots…me taking a picture reflected in the glass door. <eye roll>

What to do when Not Writing

Not really…writing is my life, and it stays above everything else. So that means that if I am not actively engaged in writing/blogging/photographing/researching…but pursuing any other interests, time is spent on avoidance of the thing I want to do most. What else is there?, you ask. Well, there is gardening, which involves good intentions, wishfulContinue reading “What to do when Not Writing”