Inspiration Lives On

A few years ago I wrote a piece titled Don’t Die Wondering inspired by a quote by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer. I published it on a website called Divine Caroline which is where I started submitting essays and poems as a guest blogger.  I would get so excited when I received an email from the site telling me my poem or essay was accepted for … Continue reading Inspiration Lives On

The Hair Pill

His boss was not pleased that he had come to the big presentation without preparing anything in advance. He forgot to shave and his shirt looked like he had slept in it the night before. Little did anyone know that he had not slept at all. His presentation was supposed to sell a product that has been approved by the FDA as a miracle hair … Continue reading The Hair Pill

Thoughts on Poetry

“Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.”                                            –   Leonardo da Vinci “Love, the poet said, is woman’s whole existence.”                                           – Virginia Woolf “Poetry, she thought, wasn’t written to be analyzed; … Continue reading Thoughts on Poetry

Love, With Little Hands

Originally posted on My OBT:
“Preguntas Hermosas” You know how I periodically talk about not loving poetry? I shall now shut up. This is “Preguntas Hermosas,” a stunningly-animated poetry mashup of  “Clenched Soul” by Pablo Neruda and “Under the Harvest Moon” by Carl Sandburg. The film is about the remembrance of love and loss and about acceptance, and it’s tenderly and movingly handled throughout. Even the subtitles are perfectly timed for effect. “Love,… Continue reading Love, With Little Hands