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New and Occasional Additions

Throughout the month of April, I shared insights about poets, poems, quotations, poetic forms, and my own poetry practice based on these themes. I decided that I enjoy what I am learning about the poets I am studying. Learning new things–even about topics I already know in depth–excites me and […]

Literally Writing

In my Monday post, I wrote about the definitions of literal and literally as they relate to communicating in conversation. Even as I wrote that post, I considered how figurative and metaphorical literature can be and how my own writing reflects my comparing and contrasting of life to objects and […]

Updated Blog Domains

Click on the blog titles below to be linked to their new domains!   About Purposeful Ponderings: Poetic Devotionals Purposeful Ponderings: Poetic Devotionals comprise original poems and prayers based on scripture. Readers are encouraged to add these short devotionals imposed on a thematic image or series of images to their […]

Advent 2012: Making Peace

Today we reflect on making peace. Luke 1:67-80: Zechariah’s Song. Poetic Reading: “Trust” and “Cookie Days” Family Reading: Bartholomew’s Passage –Week Two: Tuesday Did you notice I am two days late with this post? For those who did, I apologize. For those who did not, I suspect you had a […]

Daily Prompt: Hobson’s Choice

If you had to choose between being able to write a blog (but not read others’) and being able to read others’ blogs (but not write your own), which would you pick? Why? My initial reaction is WRITE! Yet, this prompt was posted a few days ago, and I have […]

Reviews Requested

Have you read my poetry books, The Last Time We Were Children and/or While Bethlehem Sleeps? If so, please consider posting a review on Amazon, Goodreads, Facebook, Twitter, your blog, or your other social networks. I value the opinions of my readers, and future readers may benefit from your insights. […]