This spring as I take my daily walks, I am looking to see what survived the storm and what did not. What can I do? I can wait and lament.
Megan Willome Posts
Where do you like to write? I need natural light to write. I can’t create from a loving place unless my eyes are flooded and my skin is sheltered.
Right around Thanksgiving, I make a big pot of tea and reread all the poems in my journal. Inevitably, it ends up being a commentary on the year itself. I’ve been following this practice since 2002, and believe me, the poems say more than I could in a thousand pages of journaling.
Psalms as poetry - some of it is sound from the first note to the last, some have verses with a bouncy hook, and some sections should probably not be spoken aloud in polite company.
What would you say, in a poem, to a friend facing a serious diagnosis? How might your experience provide wisdom? Is there a poem that ... you could share?