Category Archives: Writing

Biting Off More Than I Can Chew?

Never! But this month is a pretty tough slog. There are things going on that occupy a lot of my attention and there are two activities that I decided to add to this month which makes for a busy time. … Continue reading

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New 30/30 Set

Well, I’m back at it. I’ve done 4 poems for the Tupelo Press 30/30 and they are up, at least for the time being and before I start really revising them here. Over the next few days, I’ll post my … Continue reading

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The Life of a Poet

Does anyone ever feel like you’re writing and you’re in a groove and you’re doing so awesome that you’re creating something like or but you’re really coming up with this?

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Working Dad

missed t-ball boy being a “baseball sport” lacking an sd card

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April Snow

so heavy it peels into spirals reaching to the sky  

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New Poem Up at By&ByPoetry

This morning a new poem of mine,¬†Mikoshi Dako, went live at By&By Poetry. You can find the poem here. Unlike a lot of poems, I can actually link the source inspiration of the poem. I will warn you this story … Continue reading

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Writing What You Know

I’ve always wondered about the “write what you know; write what you like” rule. By and large, I agree with it. You learn your craft by staying close to home. There’s less to think about, less to worry about, less … Continue reading

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