Tag: poetry

This week a friend invited me to a group for writers. I’d previously considered attending a writers’ group, but never got up the gumption to go. It takes so much effort to go out in the evenings– apart from the one evening a week when I teach Yoga classes, which is now part of the […]
Picking up a pen, sitting down at a computer, taking time to write: it’s a discipline. Some might call it a theft. Because it takes. It’s taking time away from all the other things I “should” be doing: the washing, the cooking, the reading of stories to little people on laps, the clapping of hands […]
In my bag I always carry a journal, a pen, some bite and sting cream and a specimen pot. Yes, a specimen pot. Like the ones you get at the doctor’s office for a urine sample (not the ones with a little scoop inside… but on second thought, those could be quite useful). When you […]
Perhaps not what you’re used to seeing here, today I am sharing poetry. I have been writing poems for twenty years or more. Writing them in my journal is one thing, sharing them widely is another.┬áMy friend and fellow writer, Angie, has been encouraging me to continue writing… and to think about sharing. I’ve been […]