Writing Toward Joy workshop: starts February 4!

My secret talent —home-brewed below a basement— is writing toward joy It can be your secret talent too. Join us as we read and write toward joy, with Madeliene L'Engle's "A Wrinkle in Time" as our textbook. Details here. … [Read more]

WACOAN: Wacoans of the Year: Angela Beeler, Catherine Ballas, & Emily Field of REFIT

Published December 4, 2018 I had a lot of fun with this one! Even did a few workout videos in my living room.   https://www.wacoan.com/woty/angela-beeler-catherine-ballas-emily-field/ … [Read more]

Tweetspeak Poetry: Children’s Book Club: ‘Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl’

Published October 11, 2018 https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2018/10/11/childrens-book-club-anne-frank-the-diary-of-a-young-girl/ … [Read more]

a rule poem

RULES fear history fear boats fear tribes fear isolated roads fear freckles fear sun fear floppy hats fear the battle won fear infrastructure fear trucks fear robots fear the machine that mucks everything up. Fear stars Fear … [Read more]

Tweetspeak Poetry: from Reading in the Wild to Reader Come Home

Published October 4, 2018 https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2018/10/04/reader-come-home-septembers-pages/ … [Read more]

Tweetspeak Poetry: By Hand, By Heart

Published September 28, 2018 https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2018/09/28/by-hand-by-heart/ … [Read more]

Of dishwashers and water nymphs

Warranty There are gremlins in the dishwasher (or elves, possibly grumpkins)--- regardless They are aggrieved apparently they prefer Cascade Platinum disdain Finish Orange so they withheld heat mucked up the circuitry punched holes in … [Read more]

Tweetspeak Poetry: The Red Brick Poetry Box

Published September 21, 2018 https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2018/09/21/not-random-act-of-poetry-box/ … [Read more]

‘Pass/Failed,’ a poem

Pass/Failed   Who decides the grade drawn from life's debris? What highlights (purely luck) get an A? Are points deducted when the creeks overflow? Pictures don't do the scenery justice--earning a C because the light wasn't … [Read more]

Tweetspeak Poetry: Children’s Book Club: ‘Brown Girl Dreaming’

Published September 14, 2018 https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2018/09/14/childrens-book-club-brown-girl-dreaming/ … [Read more]