I chose these two pieces of her work simply because of how much it tells you about the author's style and sound. She finds a way to talk about politics, an awareness of space around her, and even just the idea of ambiguity in what one person sees versus another, all in one chapbook.
So, I promised you something today. It’s National Poetry Month and this poem holds a whole lot of meaning for me.
So I don’t know if I told you all, but I got back into writing lately—fiction writing that is.
To take a break from my own work and show you something, a form, you probably haven’t seen in a while, here’s the poem I’ve got for you today.
Happy Poetry Place day!! So this one is a little different today, it's actually a short story made up of haikus. I wanted to return to haikus for a little bit since they are surprisingly versatile and I also wanted to try to tell a story... Plus, California is on fire so that's partially what…Read more Setting Fire– Poetry Place
Another week has come and gone and a very busy one at that— just in case you were wondering, about last week, I did decide to take the high road after all. Sometimes that’s the only way to do it, and maybe it wasn’t even worth putting the emotional effort to be hurt or angry.…Read more Challenge Accepted– NaNoWriMo
Here's a little poetry for your Tuesday, inspired by the older poetry I've been studying in class. It's interesting to realize that most writing was about religion back then, the faith and the hope people put into a power beyond them just to get through their days and their lives. Fascinating really. But, enough of…Read more Old Fashioned Love– Poetry