Posts Categorized: Poetry

Award-Winning Poem

Goodreads (one of my favorite ways to waste time these days) has lots of groups, threads, discussions, and competitions. I joined a writing competition for the month of January – the topic was “the fae.” I entered, just for fun… but I actually managed to pull 3rd place! I don’t think I’ve ever won anything… Read more »

I was a high school nerd…

When I was in high school, my friends and I decided to form our own “Dead Poets’ Society” (yes, we put the apostrophe there on purpose, we thought it was funnier that way). We were all kind of nerds, I guess, but we thought we were cool, so being nerdy didn’t bother us. We created… Read more »

Poetry Corner: Best Friends

Another song, this one is from my own experiences growing up in my family. What can I say? The holidays are here… a time for sweet memories and flickering candlelight. My Best Friends Helping Mommy in the kitchen, licking out the bowl; When we got an owie, Mommy’s kiss could make us whole; Wrestling with… Read more »

Poetry Corner: Sky Fall Away

I much prefer writing song lyrics to just writing poetry. This is a realization I have come to in the past few years. I love writing poetry, but hearing my words turned into music is just one of the most rewarding things I’ve ever experienced. This is another song that Brittany commissioned a while back…. Read more »