Essay: In The Name Of Poetry, I Learned

Photo by PublicDomainPictures on Pixabay In August 2015, a friend sent me a link to a free online poetry course. The course was titled “William Wordsworth: Poetry, People and Place.” For four weeks, the course would be exploring Wordsworth’s poetry in the stunning locations where it...

Flash Fiction: Love In The Language of Rollonese

Photo by Adelmo on Pixabay Rollo paced around his forest cabin with slow strides. He only stopped to call out, “Tango! Oscar! Tango! Oscar!” He repeated the pattern four times and as he was about to start the fifth round, he stopped. A husky appeared. The dog,...

Poem: Enigma —Lit Up & The Writing Cooperative Contest

Photo by loveombra on Pixabay Free Verse —It’s Complicated: Lit Up & The Writing Cooperative Contest I got up this morningas a child,admiring the skills of your duplicity. Come noon,I was a lizardbasking the sun of your loyalty. [Continue Reading…] ...

Poem: Winter Strawberries — Lit Up & The Writing Cooperative Contest

Photo by Stijn Swinnen on Unsplash Haibun — It’s Complicated: Lit Up & The Writing Cooperative Contest It was late February. The sky a mirage of pristine ocean,the streams cascaded icicles, and frosty ground bestowedrare beauty on every fallen subject. There she was eatingstrawberries, as if it was...

Article: Can We Give Grace With Our Words?

Photo by Alexandra on Unsplash Grace, according to the dictionary is the quality or state of being considerate or thoughtful. It is also about loving those considered not worthy of loving. Before we love others, we have to love ourselves first. Then why is it...

Poem: Sound of Life and Death

Photo by Etinosa Yvonne on Pixabay This soundof life and death.I leap with joyand sink with despair.I know almost alland almost nothing.What can I door did I do?[Continue Reading…] ...

Essay: Bringing December Back

Photo by Jakob Owens on Unsplash My journey to motherhood has a few chapters which if it were a book, would read something like this: That Thing the Doctors Saw Otherwise (on adenomyosis); Angels Exist and I Saw One in February (on grieving); The...

Article: 14 Things I Have Learned About Writing

One day, I found myself researching for the difference between an author and a writer. Oddly, the search was instigated by the category one had to choose when setting up an Instagram profile. I found both author and writer as a profile category. Suddenly, I...

Poem: A Weary Soul Conjuring Up Life

  When life have had its spree on a soul, weary, it goes out seeking for the meaning of existence. But the accountant will have not done all entries. The ledger will have some blanks here and there, [Continue Reading...