of all the poemsabout spaceI like yours bestno overwrought similes orallusions to theserenity ofendless stars,countless planets, ormyriad asteroidsno swirling comettails or meteorshowers of affectioninstead you illustratequite adeptly thesuccinct pleasures ofa cold, silentblackhole
The Loving Husband
he loungesin our houseimperious and demandinglike a walrushe imagines I carewhat he says I do not mostly, I ignore hisbleating, his over-inflatedego, his demands it has become a gameto meI try to enjoywhenever possible I do not the rules arecontinuously changingit's hard to keep up, so I do not love is not staticbut this was … Continue reading The Loving Husband
National Writing Day
I love that the UK has a day dedicated to writing. This makes me happy.
Love and War and Letters
In 1944, the 306th Bomb Group was stationed in Thurleigh, England. Lieutenant Robert A. Stalker was a bombardier in the 369th Squadron. He met an English girl named Muriel Paul, who lived in nearby Bedford. The attraction was immediate and mutual. Robert and Muriel saw each other whenever they could. Five weeks after they met, … Continue reading Love and War and Letters
D-Day 75th Anniversary
I spent much of the day watching the commemorations of the D-Day landings 75th anniversary, and tearing up. Watching those veterans, who'd been so young when they had to go through something so horrible, was incredibly moving. Especially when they showed the Normandy veterans laying their wreaths at the memorial and you could see the … Continue reading D-Day 75th Anniversary
Back to work!
Well, I do believe the time has come to return to the real world of make-believe. And by that I mean I had a wonderful visit with my older boy and let myself wallow a bit when he returned home last week. So now it's time to start writing again. I have no excuses and … Continue reading Back to work!
Happy World Cat Day!
This is one of my favourite days. Have a happy day!!!
Happy Valentine’s Day!
What do you love to read? My favourite book is The Book Thief by Markus Zuzak and my favourite short story is "All Summer in a Day" by Ray Bradbury. I could read either of these any time.
What’s a little derailment among family?
Well, I've gotten completely and thoroughly derailed from my writing plans and the goals I set out for the writing challenges like Round of Words in 80 Days and 12 Short Stories in 12 Months. But I don't mind, because it was for a good reason. A great reason. My son has been here visiting … Continue reading What’s a little derailment among family?