The Lunatic, the Lover, and the Poet

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How Came What Came Alas by Heidi Lynn Nilsson

One of the activities that I’ve been doing every day is reading from this book: Each day has a poem scheduled for reading, and I’ve added that to my daily routine. I have been enjoying it immensely. There are some incredible poems in the book. One of them that I have...

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Micropoetry-Wait, what?

If you have been on Twitter long enough, and in the right areas, you may have noticed micropoetry. What is it? It’s exactly like what it sounds like. It is poetry in 140 to 160 characters or less. Why those numbers? Twitter length and text messaging, respectively. I’m not sure how...

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Feeling Less Than Inspiring Today

It has been a rough day. I had said I would respond to the Very Inspiring Blogger nomination today but I am just having a hard time feeling inspirational at the moment. We all go through this, have these moments. What do you do when it’s your turn? I turn to music...

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A Thank You, a Shout Out, and a Request

Oh my gosh! I can honestly say that when I woke up this morning I had no idea of all the good things that awaited me. It’s a Tuesday which meant just another normal day in my days of the week, “there is nothing either good nor bad, but thinking makes...

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Monday’s Muse: Pine Trees and Persephone

Hello, Lunatics! How was your weekend? Mine was busy. I still haven’t managed to pull all the Christmas decorations down and put them away but remember, I have Monster Tree to deal with. Plus, I’m trying to get the ornaments organized with new boxes and packing material. Then, yesterday I decided...

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#JeSuisCharlie, Ahmed, & the World

No pictures today. Just words. The last week has been rough, especially since the Paris shootings which took place this past Wednesday (also my son Jack’s tenth birthday). If you are not aware, the satirical newspaper office of Charlie Hebdo was attacked by gunmen who shot 12 specific unarmed people as...

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Strange Dreams and Poetry Compilations

I stayed up much too late last night going through 200+ poems. I had to read through them, make edits if needed-and believe me, some of my older work needed tweaking-and then move them into the compilation folder to go through each one later to see which one will make the...

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Full Steam Ahead and Monday’s Muse

Alright, Lunatics! It’s a new year; time to start the year off in the best way possible. How? For me it’s getting back in training for my next Color Run in March (this year there’s added glitter! Do NOT start with the sparkly vampire jokes! I will send scary clowns to...

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