Look Inside Their Hearts


I watched in awe sitting in the first row of a small cafetorium as forty children performed their very much rehearsed musical show. Each child so unique and special watched in anticipation for the signals of their beloved music teacher. The tamborine players started the jamboree The maraca players joined in at the count of three Then the drummers followed faithfully. The teacher’s face glowed … Continue reading Look Inside Their Hearts

I had a dream that I had been a guest at 27 rue de Fleurus


I had a dream that I had been a guest at 27 rue de Fleurus I had a dream That I had been a guest at 27 rue de Fleurus Picasso, William Carlos Williams, Matisse and a few others happened To drop by. Oh my! I felt like I was in heaven. I asked Matisse to look at one of my portraiture paintings The one … Continue reading I had a dream that I had been a guest at 27 rue de Fleurus

Poetry Challenge – Write a Holiday Tanka Poem


I have participated in several challenges offered by WordPress bloggers. This week I decided to present a challenge. The challenge is to write a tanka Poem. What is a tanka? According to Poets.org: “The Japanese tanka is a thirty-one-syllable poem, traditionally written in a single unbroken line. A form of waka, Japanese song or verse, tanka translates as “short song,” and is better known in … Continue reading Poetry Challenge – Write a Holiday Tanka Poem

There is a Paradise of Words


There is a paradise of words brilliant, exceptional, enchanted Some still unimaginable Full of pleasures beyond feeling to be owned by only a few of us who understand their delight and the sensation words bring to the soul words meant just for you or me perhaps intentionally on purpose I love all words I love when they decide to dwell inside my heart and mind … Continue reading There is a Paradise of Words

A poem using movie titles of the 70’s


We could not believe Woodstock was on the big screen as it turns out, so was The Go-Between Some of us were Lovers and Others Strangers   The Wild Child never knew about the dangers of having no Bed and Board There was little we could afford   Three Sisters                                                                                                                            made love to all                                                                                                                                          The Boys in the Band   A First Love was hard … Continue reading A poem using movie titles of the 70’s

Poets are Everywhere


                          Poetry is life and a poet can be found anywhere. It is so delightful when poets are appreciated and celebrated.  Poets interpret life for us on every level. In my earlier post I highlighted Michael Hoppe and his musical repertoire inspired by some of the best poets. I look for this inspiration everywhere I go.   Related articles   Poetry and Talent – … Continue reading Poets are Everywhere