Read, reflect, and respond.
The Legend of the Bell Mansion
Read and listen to Laura E. Garrard’s Halloween poem “The Legend of the Bell Mansion,” a narrative she based on historical accounts of the haunted Bell family of the Red River community in Robertson County, Tennessee.
New Growth Poetry Exhibit
I Have to Chase That Squirrel Start at a run from the door And accelerate to top lope…continued
I Catch Sun on Lake Crescent
When I Catch Sun on Lake Crescent There is a point where I like to linger in the late light Among the arms of a hugging alder….
I’m Already Looking Forward
I’m Already Looking Forward As the height of golden color Becomes baked and matted I can already see in mind’s eye The blooming locations of next year’s beauties And smell the sweetness of black cottonwood resin A mere six months to wait Things may be so different I don goose down and Gore-Tex In preparation…
Broken halves Jagged line A leaf Has fallen My hand Chosen Continued…
Enjoying the Calm
Enjoying the Calm Today I approached the lake And observed that she was very still. She said, I’m thinking. About what? I asked. My destiny, About where I’m going. Ah, me too, I said. I’d rather stay here with you. Me too, I agreed, This valley holds infinite beauty And nourishes my breath and body.…
Resilient & Creative National Juried Art Exhibit – Port Angeles Fine Art Center
I am proud to announce that my multimedia figurative painting “Flowing Through Impermanence” has been selected to appear in the Resilient & Creative Art Exhibit at the Port Angeles Fine Art Center, Aug. 13-Sept. 26, 2021. 14×18″ Acrylic, Pencil and Ink on Canvas, Custom Framed in 2″ White Oak – $600 Here is the link…
I’m So Glad I Can Often Understand
I’m so glad I can often understand The deeper meaning within poetry…
I Became a Drop of Water One Day
In celebration of Poetry in Your Pocket Day, during this Poetry Month of April, I recorded myself reciting this poem (in the above video) while kayaking on Crescent Lake. I became a drop of water one day I floated from a cloud into a high hillside creek And flowed downward to join a magnificent turquoise…
I honor Earth Day 2021 with a poem about the sun’s spotlights within the forest drawing our attention to the details.
Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.
Follow My Blog
Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.