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The Halo (OR WHY SOME PEOPLE REALLY STAND OUT)

The Halo (OR WHY SOME PEOPLE REALLY STAND OUT)

They don't wear filmy white robes and most of them (as far as I know) don't have wings, but some people spill out so much of God's grace that they ...

Back To Work! (OR WHY I NEED A HARD HAT TO STOP PROCRASTINATING!)

Back To Work! (OR WHY I NEED A HARD HAT TO STOP PROCRASTINATING!)

What makes YOU procrastinate? I know for me it is fear and I'm pretty sure artistic fears are the same as yours: being seen as bad, wrong, and inad...

Open Wide The Cupboard - What does THAT mean?

Open Wide The Cupboard - What does THAT mean?

Do you ever feel stuck? Stuck in a rut of same old, same old?  I know I have.  What gives me pause in this is that I am made in the image of a Cr...

What Do I Bring? (OR SHE'S A WOMAN SHE'S COMPLICATED)

What Do I Bring? (OR SHE'S A WOMAN SHE'S COMPLICATED)

This is the first poem that I shared with my friend Richard while we were still "just friends."  I was able to share it because I trust him implici...

Giggles (OR WHAT I HAVE LEARNED FROM GRANDCHILDREN)

Giggles (OR WHAT I HAVE LEARNED FROM GRANDCHILDREN)

The consummate joy of having grandchildren is not to be missed.  If you don't have some that have come to you naturally then BORROW some.  But what...

Kuantel and Alicia (Or why poem pieces™ gives to Power Company)

Kuantel and Alicia (Or why poem pieces™ gives to Power Company)

This is not your typical family unit that grows up in Pontiac.   Kuantel was kicked out of school in 4th grade for bringing a weapon to school. He ...

Loves (OR THINGS THAT MAKE ME SMILE)

Loves (OR THINGS THAT MAKE ME SMILE)

Love is certainly a word we throw around A LOT.  I am guilty of that myself A LOT!  One example is my poem called Loves.  It is about some of the c...

It's Party Time (or why I'm not blogging in July)

It's Party Time (or why I'm not blogging in July)

Are the fireworks over yet?  Not in my neighborhood. That's ok with me.  I think most people don't do celebration well.  I admit I'm in that camp b...

When I Am Joyful (OR WHAT DOES MY ATTITUDE SAY)

When I Am Joyful (OR WHAT DOES MY ATTITUDE SAY)

Have you ever noticed how the atmosphere in a room can be changed in a nanosecond with the arrival of an ATTITUDE?  Just when you were about to rel...

Power Company Kids Club (poem pieces™ is the art that keeps giving)

Power Company Kids Club (poem pieces™ is the art that keeps giving)

In visioning poem pieces™, I knew that It had to be bigger than an artistic presentation of my poetry.  For one thing, this is one boatload of work...

How Wet is Wet? (OR CAN RAIN BE INSPIRING?)

How Wet is Wet? (OR CAN RAIN BE INSPIRING?)

I love watching the rain. Notice I didn't say BEING in the rain.  So one day while dry and pensive I'm looking out at the lake and it's raining. Pi...

Being With the Likes of Me (OR HOW TO FINALLY DO RELATIONSHIP RIGHT)

Being With the Likes of Me (OR HOW TO FINALLY DO RELATIONSHIP RIGHT)

After adjusting to being a widow, I realized that my insistence that I remain single for the duration of my life came from a place of fear (MAKE TH...