In Isolation We Find Unity

This one was published in the June issue of Wordplay at Work ezine by Royal City Literary Arts Society. In Isolation We Find Unity The situation demands we isolate ourselves. We have never been so isolated. This is a traumatic experience In which we’re frightened of many things: the virus itself, the economy, our jobs, … Continue reading In Isolation We Find Unity

ICU

ICU I wake up in the ICU. 24-hour care, one nurse to a patient, as my needs are met: a shave, and an angelic nurse who frequently gives me crushed ice. Relief to have made it. Pressure releases like an unpinched balloon. All there is to do is rest and wait for my move to … Continue reading ICU

My review of Spirits Dressed Up As Poems by Angel Edwards

I have truly enjoyed reading Angel Edward’s captivating third book of poetry Spirits Dressed Up as Poems. It’s an eerie, otherworldly work that includes ghosts and spirits. There were a few poems that particularly drew my interest. Butterfly gives nature ownership of its own beauty, and asks that we appreciate it on its own terms. … Continue reading My review of Spirits Dressed Up As Poems by Angel Edwards

Revised and expanded version of my review of Rainforest in Russet

I met Cynthia Sharp last year. In this short time, I have become a big fan of her poetry as well as her young adult fiction. With Rainforest in Russet, she has written a truly amazing, bold, brave, and achingly honest book of poetry, I was really captivated by the topics she weaved into her … Continue reading Revised and expanded version of my review of Rainforest in Russet

Review: The Light Bearers in the Sand Dollar Graviton

I don't normally review prose on this site, but I'm making an exception for my friend and fellow poet Cynthia Sharp's wonderful work of fiction for middle school students The Light Bearers in the Sand Dollar Graviton. Not only is Rainforest in Russet author Cynthia Sharp an amazing poet, it turns out she writes compelling … Continue reading Review: The Light Bearers in the Sand Dollar Graviton