While National Poetry Month is still going on, I wanted to share my review from the Writers Digest Self-Publised Book Awards last year for my book Poiema. "The poet has a firm command of metaphor, form, line break, and stanza, and the poems contained show a broad arc of work that spans over a
It's National Poetry Month, have you heard? I thought I'd share this poem I wrote for some #mondaymotivation. It's called "His Amazing Love" and is from my book Poiema. If you're feeling frustrated with life and people and the world... remember that while all these things can let you down,
We are... so many things. We are every moment we've ever experienced. We are unlike anyone else. We are who God made us to be. In the days after my adopted father's death, I thought about who I was. That is what this poem, "I Am," is about. From my book, Poiema.
I think it's naive to say that some of our traumatic experiences ever leave us, but I do believe that we can get through them, grieve them, and move on in a healthy way from them. It doesn't mean we forget. It doesn't mean that when we sit and think about them we don't feel sadness. Moving on means
I have always had issues with insomnia. Years ago, they used to really drive me crazy. I'd get all upset and then of course, that would only cause me to stay awake longer. Somewhere in the last few years, God transformed my sleepless nights into Sabbath time. That's the subject of this