A More Positive Perspective

The Best is Always "Yet to Come"!
Two Armadillos’ Strife

Two Armadillos’ Strife

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.

Bullfrog and Bullfeathers

Bullfrog and Bullfeathers

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.

Dessert for Breakfast

Dessert for Breakfast

“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.

Red Paint

Red Paint

When all you can see is red, it’s easy enough to focus – but hard to clear your mind of all thought and meditate.

Stolen Valor

Stolen Valor

For every tall tale on the Internet, there’s a back story. It doesn’t always have a happy ending.

Ode to a Sassenach Haggis

Ode to a Sassenach Haggis

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.

Observant: My #OneWord365 for 2020

Observant: My #OneWord365 for 2020

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.