A Line of Delicate Green

I used to visit and revisit it a dozen times a day, and stand in deep contemplation over my vegetable progeny with a love that nobody could share or conceive of who had never taken part in the process of creation. It was one of the most bewitching sights in the world to observe a… Continue reading A Line of Delicate Green

It goes on…

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life — It goes on”Robert Frost Robert Frost was a great American poet who had his share of tragedy in his life so it is amazing to me how beautiful and uplifting many of his poems are.I read about this contest yesterday, the deadline… Continue reading It goes on…

WOOF Contest Winners

WOOF Contest – Top Picks About Writing Writing Nag – “No More Walks In the Woods” – How can taking a break help you in your writing life? And a poem becomes a lyric. Getting away from writing can actually inspire you. True Story Hopeful Spirit – “Affirmation of Faith” – A true story about… Continue reading WOOF Contest Winners

First Trip to Ireland

The bonds of affection that unite the present chief and her clansmen in all the arts of the world is indeed a living tie that neither mountains nor a waste of seas can divide.Sir Iain Moncrieffe, The Highlands Clans Happy St. Patrick’s Day friends and family!

On Failure

“Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.”– C. S. Lewis


“There is no must in art because art is free” Wassily Kandinsky FREE is the magic word in marketing and advertising. Buy one get the second one FREE. FREE cup of coffee when you buy 12. The FREE box at a garage sale will almost guarantee you will stop and look at their other treasures.… Continue reading FREE

Irish Character

“When anyone asks me about the Irish character, I say look at the trees. Maimed, stark and misshapen, but ferociously tenacious.” Edna O’Brien (Irish Writer, b.1932)

Love That Dog

He who won’t take advice will take the crooked track.Scots Gaelic proverb Lauri lent me this wonderful book the other night, written by Sharon Creech, Love That Dog is a story of a young boy Jack who learns how to write poetry and find his voice with the help of his teacher, his experiences and… Continue reading Love That Dog

Truth in Dreams

Your dream tells a truth about yourself. A truth you hide from while you are awake. A truth you need to know about yourself. For your…wellbeing.David Rudkin, Penda’s Fen I’ll be back this evening to post but just a thought this morning. Do you ever use any dream material in your writing? For a week… Continue reading Truth in Dreams