Tag: books

Disappearing Act

We do it from time to time. Right? I’ve seen you do so (when I wasn’t disappearing). “WordPress? Blogging? Later …” you’ve said. Well, here’s a quick re-emergence, a brief “shout out” to say, GIVE ME A MINUTE. I’M ON A ROLL.

Do You Like Children?

Not everyone does, you know. Some adults think that those little human “beans” should sprout somewhere else, anywhere but in their close proximity. Yes, children are loud and can irritate and inflame every nerve to the point where anti-inflamatories don’t work. Children are curious…

Dumbest Teacher

The first day of school, I’m sitting in the back hoping she won’t see me. But she does. “Cono,” she says, “Sit on up here in front, where I can keep’n eye on you-uh.” I hate it when she says “you-uh,” like it’s two…

“Eternity Don’t Sound So Good”

It’s Sunday, revival time at the Baptist church. I don’t like it much, but the punch and cookies are good, that is if I can hold my patience until the end when all the “amen-ing” is done. I stuff those cookies in my mouth…

I Will NOT Be a Blank Page

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More than a Bloody Moon

Dad is slumped over on me now; half of his weight is on my right side, my right arm under his. I walk him to his side of the bed hoping Mother won’t wake up and see how drunk he is, see the blood I didn’t get…

Lessons from the Fox

He was undu-ly-late  but that didn’t stop him from making his presence known to The Little Prince. And in excerpts, the fox said: I am a fox. I cannot play with you. I am not tamed. It is an act too often neglected. It…

Make it Personal

“It’s true that everything has its Personal Legend, but one day that Personal Legend will be realized. So each thing has to transform itself into something better, and to acquire a new Personal Legend, until someday, the Soul of the World becomes one thing…

When Craving Attacks

What do you do if you love fabric but can’t sew, want to paint but don’t feel like bringing out the oils and a large canvas? I created this piece, “Books on the Beach,” for my granddaughter. I made these tiny books 3-D so…

The Sound of Muses

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens hundreds to choose from in worlds that were written years ago back when this sketch was created these were the titles I most celebrated   When the night comes when the day hums when I reminisce I…