Generations of Women

Generations of Women

A kick here and there for my mom, my daughters and me, rivalry inscribed from birth to grave, our mouths disengaging our brains. Sweet kisses turning into salty tears, do as I say not as I do! Silent wars, screaming hostility, with pods revolting and roots diving deep for refuge. Galileo painting our minds with […]

Our Children, Our Future

Our Children, Our Future

I like to begin poetry by exploring phrases, I am…I am a poet…but then I think “What is a poet?” Whatever it is, I think, it must have food for the soul. It must have generous folds of thoughts, and Love. Whatever it is, I think, it must be arrogant, to coach the sun to […]

The Philosophy of Creative Writing (4)

The Philosophy of Creative Writing (4)

When contemplating art making, some of us need a peaceful, quiet sanctuary to work in; while others may need the sound of water, of the clatter of conversation coming from the television. Some mothers might want to watch their children sleep a while before heading excitedly to their computers to write their hearts. Others might […]