Naomi Shihab Nye: Young People’s Poet Laureate

Published August 23, 2019 … [Read more]

‘The Art of the Essay’ book club starts today!

Starting today and continuing for the next two Wednesdays, I’ll be leading a book club discussion at Tweetspeak Poetry about Charity Singleton Craig’s new book The Art of the Essay. It's a patron-only club, and more information about how to become a … [Read more]

Children’s Book Club: ‘Oh My Oh My Oh Dinosaurs!’

Published August 9, 2019 … [Read more]

Reader, Come Home: ‘Evvie Drake Starts Over’ by Linda Holmes

Published August 2, 2019 … [Read more]

By Heart: ‘Kindness’ by Naomi Shihab Nye

*perhaps my all-time favorite poem* Published July 26, 2019 … [Read more]

Children’s Book Club: ‘Blueberries for Sal’

Published July 12, 2019 … [Read more]

Woman of Interest: Baylor Acrobatics & Tumbling Coach Felecia Mulkey

Published August 2019 … [Read more]

Finished, a poem

Finished You have been diagnosed with Yesterday's Disease not Today's, for which we have promising new therapies not Tomorrow's, which we are currently studying in a petri dish in an underground, sealed laboratory but Yesterday's, the one … [Read more]

Reader, Come Home & a little lectio divina with Harry Potter

Published July 5, 2019 … [Read more]

By Heart: “The Star” (as in Twinkle, Twinkle)

Published June 28, 2019 … [Read more]