As so many, I am writing a succinct reflection on the 2015 A to Z Challenge. Each year I have a different focus: this year’s primary focus was to high- light several friends who (I think) are gifted writers. I also wanted to share about a poetry book (A Song for Liberia) that will be publishedContinue reading “A to Z and Back Again #atozchallenge”
Zilch, is all’s I ever got. My wife, the harpy, continually nags me to take her places. I thought, “Peru is some place.” The Inca ruins were breathtaking. All I heard was, “The mountains are freezing. So I bought Marjorie a coat made from mountain goat’s wool. Later that day, we climbed to Machu Picchu.Continue reading “Zilch, Zophiel, Zero… #atozchallenge”
Today is the N for A to Z challenge. This week I am stepping into the writer’s circle and writing a week long serial set in the metropolis of NewCago. Its a bit of noir, crime and even some fiction. Though this is a serial, I do understand some of you will be dropping byContinue reading “Never Together by Leslie Moon #atozchallenge”
Oh Give me food to eat I’m weary from disease so many lives were lost help us will you please… This is part of a poem written for the Ebola orphans of Liberia and a project we are trying to raise money for their care.
Call for Submission -FILL THE CRACKS POETRY PROJECT Fill the Cracks is partnering with Visionary Press Collaborative to publish a book of poetry to raise money. This project’s sole purpose is to share the love with the children who are orphans from the Ebola epidemic in Liberia. Though this project/ book thematically is open for interpretation,we wouldContinue reading “Poetry Submissions #poetry #charity #orphans”
Spring dreams ballerina water dance frozen in motion En pointe hydrangea surrounds the stage ballerina’s spray This poem for Poetry Pantry at Poet’s United was written in the heart of winter. The ballerina in these haiku awaits the opening of spring’s curtain. I am so grateful to Poet’s United for the interview about the poetryContinue reading “Frozen Spring #haiku #spring”
stirring my fingers pool of liquid memory filled with for nevers Melancholy is the prompt at Carpe Diem. Many of us are melancholic wishing for spring to come. I Wanted to share that submissions are now being accepted for the project for the children orphaned by Ebola. All poets and haiku poets welcome to shareContinue reading “Melancholia #haiku #photography”
wind teases paddles dizzy is the windmill dance child’s dress billows * Don Quixote a windmill joust giggle in the breeze There is something fanciful about the windmill as it plays with the wind. The prompt at Carpe Diem is Windmills. I Wanted to share that submissions are now open for the project for theContinue reading “Dance with the Windmill #haiku #poetry”