what happens when we allow for emptiness
Exactly two weeks ago, I was ill. I’d just received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine for COVID-19, and I was one of the unlucky few who had sever…
grief and joy mix and mingle
Claiming creative power.
The grackles in my Corpus Christi neighborhood are looking rough these days. Yesterday, on my morning walk with my 3-year-old, Stanley, we saw a grackl…
Wisdom from my 3-year-old
Why I write poetry (badly)
This week I attended a poetry-writing workshop via Zoom. Hosted by Write Art Out, a San Antonio-based poetry nonprofit, the class theme was grief and l…
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