I came across a bunch of my notebooks while cleaning up, so I will be sharing poems from different eras of my life. I will cycle back to my poems written in the 1990's at another time. After reading this poem, which was written in 2001, I could not stop thinking about it. I cannot… Continue reading A Poem – Week Nine
The following are the other two poems that were published in my high school literary magazine my freshman year. Troubled Woman's title was inspired by the Marvin Gaye song, "Trouble Man. My goal was to capture to the grittiness of his music from the 1970's. Sorrow was based on a painting that I saw during a… Continue reading Two More Poems – Week Eight
In a word, high school was miserable. Even though it was only the first semester of freshman year, I no longer had the friends I had in middle school. We were still in the same classes together, but I was on the outside of the inner circle. I had an epic verbal battle with my… Continue reading Two Poems – Week Eight
Today (May 4th) would have been the 89th birthday of one of my favorite actresses, Audrey Hepburn. I've been a huge fan on hers since I first watched her in Charade, which is still one of my favorite movies. She and Cary Grant have such an amazing chemistry. No matter how many times I watch that… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Audrey Hepburn!
(I'm giving as few details as possible, so I will not spoil the book for others.) I've read many supernatural books over the last several years. In most of them, the heroine falls for the hot guy/vampire/wolf/whatever within weeks of meeting him. Roxanne Fosch is not that heroine. Yes, Roxanne does have a hot hybrid… Continue reading Review of Heir of Ashes by Jina S. Bazzar
Since I haven't posted a lot lately, I decided to post another poem this week. It's a short one and it was probably written around 1995. Spring Everything is anew And the stars are bright Glowing in the night The birds are singing Love is in the atmosphere People are starting to care The… Continue reading A Poem – Week Seven, Part Two
This poem is about dark feelings ranging from having the blues to being suicidal. It was written on July 8, 1997. This poem is not autobiographical, but based on the struggles I observed in someone while wishing for a solution to their agony. I was only a teenager when I wrote this, so I did… Continue reading A Poem – Week Seven