What is poetry?
Have you ever felt left out? A nobody? Sometimes the gremlins in our head get the best of us and we need to remind ourselves that we are a good, happy, kind, successful person trying to do the best we can everyday.
When the moment gets real and gut wrenching, I take out a notebook and pen to write down the bones of my feelings. Perhaps it is the flight in me to draw inward, away from the world towards freely expressing what’s in my head. Then again, it may be the fight in me to wrestle …
MOMMY MUSINGS: Lessons on Motherhood, Love, and Life is the story of finding wisdom in motherhood.
Searching for the perfect words to tell a story is difficult, if not impossible.
Brave souls slip off the masks and unbuckle the armor. We step out and onto the illuminated stage, giving voice to our words. Purposeful and distinct, we tell our truths while above us paper lanterns dance to our pulsing vibrato. The sound of language gives texture and richness to our written stories now shared with eager ears in a tiny auditorium.
Selecting three words helps keep me focused on goals I want to achieve and habits I want to start in the new year.
The following letter—15 lessons for 15 years—I wrote to my son on his 15th birthday, January 9, 2017. I left the letter on my son’s pillow. After he read it, he came to my room, gave me a hug and said: “Thank you.” I felt like a large stone was caught in my throat and I struggled …