Sometimes life just comes full circle. This is one of those true-life stories–don’t let the name Mrs. Mouse make you think otherwise.
Ten years ago, I had a young man in my creative writing class named Tommy. He was a bit of a slacker…okay, he was a complete slacker. Clearly, he smoked too much weed. Over the years, Tommy became friends with my oldest son, also a slacker and someone who, at the time, likewise smoked too … More Searching for Truth? Call a Mom
…for those interested in creating your own concrete poetry, you simply need to create a poem using typographical symbols, letters, or words to express the essence of your topic in a visually meaningful manner. … More A Lesson in Concrete Poetry
When I read that (Stephen King’s) passage, I knew that was me. I have manuscripts in a drawer. And yes, I wrote whenever I had a spare moment, but it was never enough. It’s not easy raising three boys to men when their father works ungodly hours. It’s not easy caring for an elderly father who lives under your roof. And then there were health issues–most of them manifesting themselves as a result of my (teaching) career. … More Foxy Writer Chick: #Iamawriter