Archives for December 2017

Tweetspeak Poetry: A Night of Cowboy Poetry

published December 15, 2017

 

A Night of Cowboy Poetry — Poems, Songs, and Cowpunchers

Tweetspeak Poetry: Children’s Book Club: ‘The Tin Forest’

published December 8, 2017

Children’s Book Club: “The Tin Forest”

Tweetspeak Poetry: Reading in the Wild: November’s Pages

published December 1, 2017

Reading in the Wild: November’s Pages

Tweetspeak Poetry: Children’s Book Club: ‘Eggday’

published November 10, 2017

Children’s Book Club: “Eggday”

Tweetspeak Poetry: Reading in the Wild: October’s Pages

published November 3, 2017

Reading in the Wild: October’s Pages

 

Wild Turkey

Wild Turkey

 

Daddy, shoot me a

turkey. Yes, darlin’, of course.

And can we eat it?

 

For Thanksgiving? Yes,

darlin’, of course — leaves it out

accidentally

 

spoils it, hides, it, quick

runs and buys a brand new one,

not a wild turkey.

 

Cooks it, eats it. She

says, Daddy shot this for me!

Yes, darlin’, of course.

WACOAN: Wacoan of the Year: LaDainian Tomlinson

This is my ninth time to write Wacoan of the Year, a lengthy profile for the WACOAN magazine of a person who has been in the news during the year. It was an honor to speak with LaDainian Tomlinson, who was inducted to the Pro Hall of Fame in August and whose acceptance speech is more of sermon, calling all of us to unite as part of Team America.

Published December 1, 2017

LaDainian Tomlinson

WACOAN: Fail Better

For eight years I wrote a column for the WACOAN magazine called “Musings.” Only a few of them are online, but I’m going to link to them over the next nine weeks. Writing a monthly 800-word column was one of the harder writing tasks I’ve undertaken, and I think it’s also where I did some of my best work. Hope you enjoy!

 

published January 2016

Fail Better