New verse novel to be released!
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It’s the fourth day into December of what I have called the Year of Poetry. Out of the 50 submissions that I set for my resolution this year, I have submitted to 47 publications; 3 left. My newest poem Stone Bench was published today by The Ministry of Poetic Affairs! PRECIPICE MOSS-CURTAINS – – HUNG… Continue reading Poems Carved in Stone Benches
Last month, I participated in The House Cup Reading Challenge and I’m just now blogging about it. Ravenclaw earned a total of 2,451 points and I read six books total with 124 points: First-Year Student: The Night is Darkening Round Me – Emily Bronte Second-Year Student: The Grey Woman – Elizabeth Gaskell Third-Year Student: The… Continue reading The House Cup Reading Challenge Wrap-Up #housecupreadingchallenge
I can’t ignore a challenge. It is physically impossible for me. When I’m presented a challenge, I don’t buckle under pressure – the only thing I buckle is my seat belt. So when I came across Word Hoard Press, an online lit mag that publishes poetry in Old English and other Nordic languages – I… Continue reading On Writing a Poem in Old English
I love poetry in all its forms. Sometimes, I like to test the boundaries with experimental poetry. Sometimes, my boundaries are expanded and my experimental poetry gets published. Check out Nu Lit House’s micro mag, MICRO//MACRO (Issue 8) to read my three experimental verses on discotheques, 90s techno, and cubicles. And for my readers who remember MySpace… Continue reading 3 New Poems with Nu Lit House
Last year, my Cherished Blogfest post was about my engagement ring (which is now my wedding ring!). The year before that, my blog was about my late father’s journal. This year, my cherished item is my Fujifilm Instax 9 – my instant camera. My analog camera was a purchase I was thinking about making for… Continue reading Cherished Blogfest #CBF17: My Instax Camera