Showing posts from May, 2014

How Can You Make a River?

I am not really back, but have a couple of minutes to spare.   I am still in waa-waa land with my new granddaughter, and old grandson (ha!).  He does look so big and grown up now next to a newborn! I will be purchasing a new car when I return.  Mine was officially "totaled" in our accident 3 weeks ago on our trip to be with our daughter and son-in-law at the birth of our second grandchild. Poetry Jam today calls for a poem about " 'wet or dry' and to reflect on rain or lack of.....Or you can think of rain or drought metaphorically." when the rain stopped my mother taught us to connect puddles to make rivers with a stick dig a trench from top of the driveway to the bottom trace a line from one puddle to another watch a puddle empty and the next one fill break off a bit of stick to float down your river see how far it can go before you poke it back into the flow she was drying out the driveway we were making rivers floating boats getting wet though I

Exhausted but Happy

Great March Madness 2014 !  Thanks, Ed, for hosting that wonderful event. Wonderful SOLC 2014!  Thanks all in Two Writing Teachers for running that event. Super Poetry Month!  Thanks, poets of the world, for writing poetry! Awesome A-to-Z Challenge in April!  Thanks, Arlee and company! Amazing Progressive Poem in April!  Thanks, Irene Latham and all the other poets! I have so much to say, but so little ability to say it today.  So, I am going to take the day off (ok, this isn't taking the day off, if I keep writing!). Posting 61 days (see list above) straight, having a "we walked away from it" car accident and being blessed with a new granddaughter has left me very happy, but also very tired!  It's a good tired though. So have a pleasant day.  My daughter comes home from the hospital the day before her birthday.  I have to go get her a present.  It's going to be tough.  How can you top a newborn? If you really must read more... please feel free to ch