Saturday, February 29, 2020

Amazon Kindle Giveaway for "Accents" 29 Feb-4 March!

Free Kindle giveaway for "Accents" today through March 4! This book has some of my best poetry. To celebrate two years on Amazon KDP, I share it with you! Please get a copy, share the link, and leave honest reviews. Feel free to contact me ,also! Thanks!

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

TS Eliot reads "Ash Wednesday"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEUlzDTGd44

    This powerful poem recounts Eliot's conversion to Anglo-Catholicsm. I have used it in Ash Wednesday sermons, and was going to this year as well, until the doctor started me on Tamiflu. I do nto have the flu, but I am not 100%.


Saturday, February 22, 2020

Amelia Earhart's Lost Lyric Poetry



 
   More proof that poetry influences or affects more people than one would realize! The LitHub has a fascinating post about some scattered poetry by aviator Amelia Earhart, including a rejection letter.

   The article speaks for itself. What impressed me was how much she loved poetry and her talent. 

    Joni's Mitchells song and some background on it are from the second link. And so we have a true multi-genre presentation! 


https://lithub.com/on-the-lost-lyric-poetry-of-amelia-earhart/

https://jonimitchell.com/library/view.cfm?id=4027

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Two Events in March....7 & 14



     I am honored to have been invited to join the Aiken Writers Bloc! My first event with them will be at the Sundial Festival in Barnwell, SC, Saturday, 7 Match, from 9 am-3 pm,

    Here is a link: https://www.barnwellsundial.com/?fbclid=IwAR18xT7OwuifjR3yf0oTrYuSUUIMNKN1_Os8nCnHYWkaYSZ5lZWqDlQPbKA


    The next week, I will be by myself back at The Coffee Shelf in Chapin, SC:: 14 March, 10am-2pm

     https://www.facebook.com/events/628356947919525/


   All of my poetry books will be available! 

   Can't make it? Find my books eiht the usual vendors or messge me!





Thursday, February 6, 2020

Back at Over the Top Boutique in Ridgeway, SC Sat, Feb 8, 11a-2p

https://www.facebook.com/events/912641582470947/


    It is a lovely place. Phyllis Nichols Guitierrez has a classy establishment in the charming town of Ridgeway, SC. I've been there before, both in this boutique and at the Arts on the Ridge.
All of my poetry books will be




available!

Reviews Are So Very Important to Writers, and So Hard to Get

      When my first poetry book was published seven years ago, I dutifully asked readers/friends to review it. That book, Places and Times, ...