What we take with us when we die

Since my return to blogging in April 2020, following my year of mourning for Papa, I have searched for interesting and likeminded blogs with themes similar to my Skeptic's Kaddish. Just recently I was very gratified to come across a blog by Amanda Achtman called 'Dying to Meet You', in which she has taken to… Continue reading What we take with us when we die

Twitter poetry 2021: Week 7

My blogger-poet-friend Ingrid inspired me to create a Twitter account and start writing #APoemADay, which I began on January 1, 2021. I do think think that I'm growing as a result of this challenge, but part of the challenge is the repetitive the repetitive the repetitive nature of the daily goal that Ingrid and I have set for ourselves.… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 7

Twitter poetry 2021: Week 6

My blogger-poet-friend Ingrid inspired me to create a Twitter account and start writing #APoemADay, which I began on January 1, 2021. Honestly, despite my intention last week, I didn't particularly work on including more adjectives in my poems this week. In fact, if anything, I feel that I've hit a rough patch with my Twitter poetry - it's becoming… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 6

Twitter poetry 2021: Week 5

My blogger-poet-friend Ingrid inspired me to create a Twitter account and start writing #APoemADay, which I began on January 1, 2021. I feel like I've been hitting my stride with these daily poems, but I also feel like I am not as strong at using vivid imagery as some other poets whose works I enjoy... Perhaps I'll make a… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 5

Twitter poetry 2021: Week 4

My blogger-poet-friend Ingrid inspired me to create a Twitter account and start writing #APoemADay, which I began on January 1, 2021. I've been finding that I am more able to express uncomfortable feelings in this micropoetry format. However, on the downside, sometimes I feel that I have to write micropoems because I've committed myself to writing them daily, and… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 4