Category Archives: joy
Day 18 of National Poetry Month, from the prompt “let’s call this what it isn’t”. I found this styrofoam heart on a bench in the shoe department of a Kohl’s. It brought me a smile and I brought it home … Continue reading
DAY 16 of National Poetry Month A haiku about a boy who has my heart.
Sparkling eyes ear to ear smile dressed in the loudest colors of joy with spring flowers in her hair. “Are these 2 seats taken?” “No sweetie! Come sit down!” Right here! My name is Kay and I see the Virgin … Continue reading
It’s ironic to be writing this now, way past midnight, on a night I should be … Continue reading
The very moment you become a parent your heart cracks open. It’s not just a Lilliputian hairline crack, but a canyonesque fissure, through which your child enters, through which he/she will travel all the days of your life. You will … Continue reading
I begin with a long deep breath, then walking purposefully, one foot then another,toes splashing in the tide. Watching the surf cover and uncover my feet, my eyes follow the sea foam as it separates and rejoins in return. The … Continue reading
I bought this house for us today. It was calling my name and already has our initial on top. How could I turn that down? From the upstairs deck we’ll watch the moody waves seek perfection, carrying its sea … Continue reading