Monthly Archive: August 2016

Aug
22

Guest Post: Laura Rodley “Gateway”

Crecopia © Laura Rodley, 2016

Gateway Gateway to heaven, Cecropia flits to my doorway, flaps her wings, Morse code from God, life everlasting, she lays her full body against my brass doorknob. Her journey is done, her wings are tattered, she will lay her eggs and disappear. Like all faith, she is ephemeral and falls down from the skies. How …

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Aug
16

Solace in So Many Words — new review and TV too

Leaf lace © Ellen Wade Beals, 2016

There’s some news about Solace in So Many Words. First, we got a new review on Goodreads. To celebrate its fifth year Weighed Words hosted a giveaway of Solace In So Many Words and sent five copies away to readers across the country. I always hope that such a giveaway will generate a little buzz …

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Aug
12

August days: My grandmother was a poet

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I haven’t been posting a lot but I have been thinking about life events and the end of life. I got a little crabby the other day. Is it the weather? Midsummer blues? Aging? Just impatience and frustration on my part? That’s what has been on my mind lately. One of my siblings is moving …

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Aug
03

Glimpse of solace: Who wore it best?

Flower number 1 © Ellen Wade Beals, 2016