• NaPoWriMo,  Poetry,  poetry

    Do You Have A Tardis?

    I’m behind already. I knew I would be. You can’t multitask without one of the balls you’re juggling falling at some point. In my case I’ve had two fall. But that’s okay because they aren’t as important as the others and I can easily pick them back up again. I’m behind on my NaPoWriMo schedule and the nature photo challenge Lizzi tagged me on. If you follow me on Facebook you might be seeing lots of spring pictures showing up. The photo challenge would be why. It’s fun and gets me out of constant packing and moving and I’ve noticed I’m more relaxed when I do it. As for NaPo…I…

  • NaPoWriMo,  Poetry

    Putting On A Mask

    We’re down to the final days of both the poetry challenge and the blogging challenge. I’m a little sad about it because I have enjoyed all the writing I am doing and the reading of everyone else’s work. There are so many wonderful writers and poets in our world, and I’m glad to have been able to be a part of it this time around. So, on this our last Sunday of the poetry challenge we are to write a persona poem. We have to step out of ourselves and write from a different point of view. I don’t know about other poets but this is something I think I…

  • A to Z Challenge,  Blog,  NaPoWriMo,  Poetry

    The Perversity of Fate

    I am a big mythology geek. I love it. I especially love seeing how certain myths translate into other cultures. Like Fate. Fate seems to transcend into all cultures. We are fascinated by destiny. We talk about it, write about it, and dream about it. In many cultures, Fate is generally pictured as three women, the Moirai (Moerae in Latin). Sometimes they are all old and have one eye between them that they share. In other stories, they are three women representing the three Ages of Woman-youth, motherhood, crone. In one science fiction/fantasy series (The Incarnations of Immortality by Piers Anthony), Fate is one woman who can change into one…