a quick thought / question

Hello Bloginistas! It's time for some silly Wordplay: If one writes a poem against this great government of ours, that is outside the protection from the 1st Amendment, could it be called "Poetreason"? OR, if one writes a poem trying to argue a point to an irrational person (or to try to get a child … Continue reading a quick thought / question

i’ve been away, but don’t dismay!

Hello My Precious Bloginistas! I wanted to post really quickly because I realize it's been a fair amount of time since my last post (about three months, 15 days...YIKES, more than just "a fair amount of time", really!). I wanted to let you know that I haven't forgotten, some life events just got in the … Continue reading i’ve been away, but don’t dismay!

A Rhythm Runs Through It has passed the 500 Follower Threshold!

I am a collector of many things of great value to me, and you, my lovely, gorgeous "Bloginistas" are at the top of the list! The fact that over 500 of you took a moment out of your valuable time to click "Follow" after visiting my humble blog, warms my heart, and makes me do … Continue reading A Rhythm Runs Through It has passed the 500 Follower Threshold!

A Love Letter To Charles Bukowski

Dear Charles, I have written about you only once here, and that was a re-blog, and so I felt that I wanted, nay, NEEDED, to post directly to you, my inspiration, you who leaves me awe-struck, every time I read your words. There are so many things that I could say, so many quotes that … Continue reading A Love Letter To Charles Bukowski

A quick shout-out to a fabulous blog, “Dispatch From LA”

I wanted to expose you, my lovely Bloginistas, to a cool blog by an artist, Mary Ann Moss. She's an artist and fellow Angeleno whose "digital notebook" is definitely (if you love Art, Travel, and Writing, as I do) for you! Her blog is: Dispatch From LA and you'll find great things there. I especially … Continue reading A quick shout-out to a fabulous blog, “Dispatch From LA”

Why do you click “Like” on a Blogger’s post?

Hello Fellow Bloginistas! I have a question for you: When you read a blogger's poem / post / story, does it have to be perfect in your opinion for you to click the "Like" button? Plato said: “Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder”. I thought this quote appropriate to the main hypothesis of … Continue reading Why do you click “Like” on a Blogger’s post?

A Rhythm Runs Through It has hit the 400 Follower Mark!

I just wanted to take a moment to stop and smell the roses, 400 of them to be exact! A HUGE thanks to everyone who took a moment to click "Follow" after visiting (and thanks to ALL my Visitors and Likers as well, it is truly appreciated!). Thank you all so much! 😀 😉 😀 … Continue reading A Rhythm Runs Through It has hit the 400 Follower Mark!

How Anne Sexton Won the Pulitzer Prize : David Trinidad : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

A very enlightening yet stinging (for me, that is) article on my poetic idol and the process behind how she won the Pulitzer prize for "Live or Die". As far as I am concerned, she did not win it by "default", for her work is so incendiary, inspirational, and truly masterful, that it was well-deserved. … Continue reading How Anne Sexton Won the Pulitzer Prize : David Trinidad : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

Transformations…Poet into Novelist?

Hello Dear Bloginistas, I would like to know your opinion... I have several possible fiction ideas I am developing and wanted to know how easy a transition you think it is from Poet to Novelist. This is just about the process of novel-writing, not the process of being published, marketing, etc. That's a whole other … Continue reading Transformations…Poet into Novelist?

The End of National Poetry Month…Progress, and the lack thereof – National Poetry Month Post #11

Hello Bloginistas! Two days ago was the final day of the wonderful month that is National Poetry Month. On the second day of this auspicious month, I laid the groundwork for a "30 Posts in 30 Days" post commitment. WELL, since this is my 11th and final post, I obviously didn't QUITE make it (in … Continue reading The End of National Poetry Month…Progress, and the lack thereof – National Poetry Month Post #11