A More Positive PerspectiveThe Best is Always "Yet to Come"!
When emotions run high, behavior online can become aggressive and hurtful. Guest writer John Henry has some ideas how to reduce that.
I have a love-hate relationship with poetry, including my own. Too much of it is contrived, precious, melodramatic, and affected. This one, though, makes me laugh, and maybe cements my claim to being the only person who’s written a poetic ode to roadkill in sonnet form.
Having grown up with unruly twin brothers whose tall tales were as hilarious as their lies were pellucid, she was more than a match for this lot, but they mustn’t see her crack a smile, let alone laugh.
“Normally timorous Tilly” may steal your heart, then shatter it. But don’t let that stop you from reading this short, short story and cheering her on.
When all you can see is red, it’s easy enough to focus – but hard to clear your mind of all thought and meditate.
For every tall tale on the Internet, there’s a back story. It doesn’t always have a happy ending.
For years, I’ve meant to celebrate Burns Night. What self-respecting poet, descended of proud Scots, could resist? All I know is that it involves haggis, bagpipes, and poetry. I’m all in. Just one small problem: I’ve never tried haggis, let alone cooked it.
If the shoe fits, wear it. Otherwise, accept that there are other feet it fits, and help find them nicer shoes.
Rated PG-13 for mild, groan-worthy sexual references. No acts of violence were commited with the tuna fork.
A poem, inspired by Ojibwe legend and art, dreams and nightmares, and the tiny little weavers I’ve grown to respect.
I don’t like limits. I’m good at commitment, when it matters. But, pay attention: the word, for 2020, is “observant.” Read closely; there may be a quiz, later, Watson.