The Joy of Fall (A Poem)

The Joy of Fall (A Poem)

Every season, I think to myself: this is my favorite season. But it really always comes back to one: fall. There’s just something about the leaves and the crisp air and fall gatherings that remind me of the joy of fall and why it’s truly my absolute...
Better Late than Never

Better Late than Never

September 5th is Be Late for Something Day. What better way to celebrate than to wait 8 days to write a poetry all about being late? This month, our blogging friends poetry theme is all about being late. This isn’t too hard for me to think about. I’m...
Ok, I’m Happy

Ok, I’m Happy

Summer is almost over. How did this happen? I blinked, and the weeks of hubby at home and getting to sleep in are rapidly approaching their end. I had many goals for this summer. We were going to do activities weekly. My kids were going to have less screen time. We...
Thanks, Cows

Thanks, Cows

Never realized that there was actually a Cow Appreciation Day, but it’s real. I jokingly suggested it as a theme to my friends who like to write poetry together, and wouldn’t you know that some actually wanted to go with it. So, for fun, we decided to have...
One Year (Reflection Poem)

One Year (Reflection Poem)

Every now and again, I try to stretch my poetic muscles. Back when I was a teenager absolutely filled with angst and romance and puppy love and sadness, the poems would flow onto the page with this beautiful imagery and figurative language. In these days of adulting,...
Daddy Wins (a poem)

Daddy Wins (a poem)

My kids adore their father. Endlessly. It’s sort of a joke that the boys will quite literally deflate when they find out I’m the one to take them to bed. Daddy is just more fun and more laid back than me. While my feelings are moderately hurt when they...