Each year, I make a list (sometimes it appears on my blog) of the ways God has blessed me. You… Read more 2021 gift list
More than peace & quiet
Originally posted on Gratitude Cup:
A few years ago I selected “placid” as a focus word. Each year, rather than writing…
I wrote this poem in November when I suffered from COVID. Of all the symptoms I suffered, losing my senses… Read more COVID Ode
2020: Blessing or curse?
It’s much too easy to light a match, toss it over my shoulder with abandon, and watch 2020 burn.There’s enough… Read more 2020: Blessing or curse?
Swallowtail song Most flowers in the Ozarks die by the end of July, replacedby dark-winged butterflies lace-filled skies, the Ozark… Read more Swallowtail song
Idea to action: Publishing my first book
I remember when people started creating bucket lists. I thought it seemed cheesy—I generally pooh pooh bandwagon movements. But eventually,… Read more Idea to action: Publishing my first book
Pawhuska Leather boots trudge long lines, old row crops. Bison stampede, push down weeds. Twisters ravage, indigo cream steams spun… Read more Pawhuska
White lead paint sloughed away, exfoliated by wind and rain. Bright cheeks weathered gray, recalling laughter of yesterday. Wooden legs… Read more Remains
Tiqvah, hope, God, nature.
“Mama, I thought you were leaving!” Maggie looked up from her short stack of wooden blocks where she crouched, smiling,… Read more No tissues