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...
May Poetry: Mother’s Wish

May Poetry: Mother’s Wish

All day I think of you. Warm and inviting. Soft in all the right places. Strong where I need you. Most beautiful specimen I’ve ever seen. Every day, you tempt me… Invite me back to your warmth. You don’t judge me. You never talk back. You fulfill my...
Friends are family (a poem)

Friends are family (a poem)

I enjoy writing poetry. Sometimes, I am serious. Sometimes, I’m silly. This month’s theme with my poetry writing buddies is Friends and Family. Let’s see what I can create. These months of confusion leading to understandings and revelations of things...
Giving…and more giving

Giving…and more giving

‘Tis the season of giving Giving love and joy Giving peace and blessings ‘Tis the season of remembering Remembering love Remembering those who are lost ‘Tis the season of joy Joy in the wonder of children Joy from the lights, sounds, smells...