Tag: poetry

Why I prefer the road less traveled

Why I prefer the road less traveled
Robert Frost wrote a poem entitled The Road Not Taken. It is my favorite poem of all time and a mantra I’ve lived my entire life. Tonight, being Blogapalooza, our topic for this one-hour exercise is to write about “the road less traveled by and how that made all the difference.” My mom first introduced... Read more »

Trichotillomania: Her incredibly powerful poetry

Trichotillomania: Her incredibly powerful poetry
One thing I try to do to support my oldest child – the one that suffers from Trichotillomania – is encourage her creative side. This 13 year old girl who suffers from anxiety and compulsive hair-pulling is scary-good creative. She had to write poetry for her Accelerated Language Arts class, and the result is incredibly... Read more »

Fall - a grey and blustery poem

Fall - a grey and blustery poem
I don’t often write poetry, but when I do, it seems to be about the seasons. They inspire me. I’ve written Snow Falls – A winter poem and Ahhh….Spring!, so it seems fitting on this grey, blustery day in October that I add one for Fall. I hope you enjoy it. Grey clouds weep for their friend, the sun,... Read more »
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Ahhh... Spring!

Ahhh... Spring!
Ahhh… Spring! Standing still. Breathing deeply. Caressing olfactories; coolness refreshing. Smells of moldy leaves edging. Bulbs poking, screaming “My Turn!” Birds! Hawks circling, Bluejays squawking. Mourning Doves crying. Cardinals singing. Squirrels dancing, hungrily searching. Breathing deeply. Standing, wallowing in sunshine. Feeling brightness, renewing warmth. Winter fleeing, Spring encroaching. Humans stop hibernating. Kids playing. Street hockey... Read more »

If You Give a Mom a Day Off

If you give a mom a day off, she’ll want to do something special for herself, so she’ll look up the salon’s number to call for a pedicure. When she’s looking up the number for a pedicure, she’ll realize that she hasn’t shaved her legs in a week, so she’ll go to the bathroom to shave... Read more »