My Poem, “The Nature of Jazz”, Now Live at Spillwords.com

Besieging me with her exquisiteness was the sea.Palm trees rustle, rejoicing in a seamless tune.Anegada sends echoes from an aging graveyardof polished conch shells gleaming rosy pink.Caribbean an indigo blue, crafting elusive ripplesin unison as gliding pink flamingos shriek gently. Please read the rest of my poem [here]. I am delighted that my poem, “The […]

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Gabriela’s New Book Will Be Out Soon! Title: Passions: Love Poems and Other Writings

Please help me celebrate and congratulate Gabriela’s New Book, which will be coming soon, by reading and commenting on all of Gabriela’s current outstanding poetry published by Vita Brevis Press.  You can also go directly to this link to view her publications at the same time Gabriela’s Poetry Page on Vita Brevis Press .  Don’t forget to […]

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My Latest Work on The Finest Example

I hope you will visit The Finest Example, an online magazine with poetry, stories and artwork from artists around the world.  My latest published work, “Mourning Siren,” can be found here. Thanks to the publishers of The Finest Example who have been kind enough to publish my work twice now.  Their bios and photos can be […]

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My Best Book Review

Sometimes we don’t know why we are meant to write what we do; we hope we have a positive impact. A couple of months after publishing my book, I received a letter. A neighbor of mine had bought my book and then shared it with a friend of hers. My neighbor’s friend had lost a […]

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Sunshine Blogger Award II

I am both honored and humbled to have been nominated for the second Sunshine Blogger Award. I was pleased that fellow blogger, friend, and talented young woman, Akanksha Singh, AKA Bulbul – My Bubble, to whom I affectionately refer as “Bulbul,” was the one that nominated me and I am very thankful for this opportunity. […]

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The Power of Smell

When I was in Elementary School, I was to attend PS 104. This unforeseen and dreadful move was swift, like a thunderous cloud burst assaulting the unexpecting Carolina blue skies. It came like a freight train through my little garage room with the red concrete floor in the middle of the night. My father was […]

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