A Ritual to Read to Each Other: ‘A River Runs Through It’

Published September 4, 2020 Note to readers: I published this post exactly one week before my father died, on September 11, 2020. His death was sudden and peaceful. I had been planning to write about "A River Runs Through It" for months, and … [Read more]

By Heart: ‘The Dandelion’ by Vachel Lindsay

Published August 28, 2020 https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2020/08/28/by-heart-the-dandelion-new-keats-challenge/ … [Read more]

Woman of Interest: Miss Vivian, The Story Lady

Published in the WACOAN magazine, September 2020 https://www.wacoan.com/vivian-rutherford/ … [Read more]

Chronic Joy: Poetry for Illness

Published August 11, 2020 https://chronic-joy.org/poetry-for-illness/ An update: I wrote this post about Shelly Miller, who passed away November 1, 2020. She had given me permission to share her name, but I was hoping against hope that she … [Read more]

Children’s Book Club: ‘Bruh Rabbit’

Published August 14, 2020 https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2020/08/14/childrens-book-club-sure-as-sunrise-bruh-rabbit-stories/ … [Read more]

A Ritual to Read to Each Other: Mac & Rumi

Published August 7, 2020 https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2020/08/07/a-ritual-to-read-to-each-other-rumi-mac-miller/ … [Read more]

By Heart: ‘I Have Wrapped My Dreams in a Silken Cloth’

Published July 24, 2020 https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2020/07/24/by-heart-i-have-wrapped-my-dreams-in-a-silken-cloth-new-vachel-lindsay-challenge/ … [Read more]

Children’s Book Club: ‘Wave’

Published July 10, 2020 https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2020/07/10/childrens-book-club-wave/ … [Read more]

Glynn Young’s ‘Dancing Prince’

It begins and ends with an open door.  “The first line of the book and the last line. It’s so subtle,” said Glynn Young, author of Dancing Prince, the fifth and final in the Dancing Priest series.   “They are very different kinds of doors and … [Read more]

A Ritual to Read to Each Other: Blessing Dora Copperfield

Published July 3, 2020 https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2020/07/03/a-ritual-to-read-to-each-other-blessing-dora-copperfield/ … [Read more]