Your Elephant, After All.

Dearest reader, last Friday, I published my third book. I seem to favor anthologies and this publication is no different: Your Elephant, After All is my third collection, and this time, it's poetry. I am exceedingly proud of this book, especially because it was born during a difficult time. As you know, life hasn't been the easiest [...]

Blogtober #11: Throwback FallDay

For this Throwback Thursday FallDay, a poem I wrote embodying our recurring theme: The Fall There’s a crack in your sweet autumn heart. Gone are the crisp nights and burgundy leaves that filtered through– now your heart bears dust, ashes, and the hard soil of the ground. I wanted to kiss that heart; now I [...]

National Poetry Month: Les Poèmes Finaux (#28,29,30)

The final three poems. It's been wonderful sharing this poetic April with you. Whether it was something I wrote or a classic, beloved piece, I was reminded of my enduring love of poetry, and I hope you were, too. Sometimes we moved in sync with the month, sometimes pieces came at you in bulk, like today. [...]

National Poetry Month: Le Grand Poème (because we’re a bit behind…)

And by "we", I refer solely to myself. Of course, if you'd like to take the blame along with me, please, feel free. Yeah, so the last poem upload was ages ago (life, life, life) and now I have to catch up from #18-today, #26. So I thought I'd post the longest poem I've ever [...]

National Poetry Month: Les Poèmes (#11, 12, 13)

Playing catch-up. These are all classics that I've loved since I laid eyes on them. This Is Just to Say  William Carlos Williams (#11) I have eaten the plums that were in the icebox and which you were probably saving for breakfast Forgive me they were delicious so sweet and so cold Harlem Langston Hughes [...]