skate a little lower now*

music can take us places. back to a first kiss at a school dance, a breakup in college, the first dance st your wedding. music has been there for all […]

peeking over the fence

starting a new anthology is exhilarating and frightening. kind of like peeking over a fence. will you see green pastures with idyllic panoramas full of cows. perhaps it is a […]

ekphrastic leanings

poetry does not exist in a vacuum. without novels, comedies, and music, how uninspired would we poets be. when it comes to the arts, poets have been so inspired there […]

inspiration hides in plain sight

sometimes it is hard to find the inspiration to start writing. sitting down and staring at a blank screen and a blinking cursor, looking at lines on the page and […]

what we’re (not) reading – july 1, 2019

sometimes we just need to get outside. stop and smell the roses, lillies, honeysuckle. unplug and put our phone on airplane mode. tuck a journal in our back pocket and […]