Tag Archive: appreciation

May
12

Congratulations to Margarita Engle

The launch at Women and Children First.

Happy Belated Birthday to Solace in So Many Words, which was launched into this world six years ago at Women and Children First Bookstore. I’ve been thinking about Solace in So Many Words and my writing lately because I can do little else since my back has been acting up and I can’t sit at …

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Dec
22

Greetings on December 22

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The darkest day of the year is behind us — each day now there will be a little more light. Have you had a harder time gearing up for the holidays? Feeling less than festive? Sometimes we miss those not with us most during this time and we are more emotionally vulnerable than on other …

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Nov
22

Overlook (a poem)

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Who wants to hear a political opinion? Not me. Overloaded, I won’t add to the mix.  Which leaves me wondering what to post. I had something in mind but it’ll have to wait until next time. I’m hosting Thanksgiving and running out of time. I present you with my poem “Overlook,” which originally appeared in …

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Nov
08

Glimpse of solace: In flight by Laura Rodley

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This seems like an apt photo for today, Election Day, where we don’t exactly know where we will land. The photo is by  Laura Rodley — my gratitude to her for letting me share it  here. Laura Rodley’s work has been nominated numerous times for the Pushcart Prize and Best of Net anthologies. In 2013 …

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