Posts by Megan Willome

Megan Willome

Megan Willome

Chronic Joy® Contributing Writer

Megan Willome is an editor at TS Poetry Press and the author of The Joy of Poetry and a new picture book of poems written for children, Rainbow Crow. Her day is incomplete without poetry, tea, and a walk in the dark.

Love Poems to God

Catherine of Sienna, a nun who lived in Italy in the 14th century, was also a poet. Many of her poems are love poems to God.

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"My feet are tired, Lord ... So much of life is toil. How often do we stop and hear the music?" Megan Willome

Workout Buddy

When a friend suggested we become workout buddies, I was definitely interested, although not sure how it would work for us. She is a dedicated exerciser, but chronic illness sometimes gets in the way. I might be described as an obsessive exerciser, someone who doesn’t like for anything to get in my way.

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"Through being a Workout Buddy, I have become a better and more consistent pray-er for my friend." Megan Willome

Good-Better-Best • Poetry Prompt

Michael would sometimes lead a drill called Good-Better-Best, where participants give Good work for a specific period of time, then Better for a shorter period, then their Best for a brief spurt, maybe for only 10 seconds. I'll never know what those bursts felt like to him on his bad days. He smiled through it.

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Michael Walter - I can’t think of anyone who so lived a life of Chronic Joy." Megan Willome • Chronic-Joy.org

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