It’s apropos this post comes out today, the 1st of November, when I hoped to complete it one day earlier. I must have needed the help of Samhaim’s thin veils. My past and present, what I’m doing, and what I want to do–it’s all coming together in a way that is hard to articulate, except […]
As I close summer’s wide open arms, autumn pulls me into the folds of its fallen leaves. For me, it’s bookmaking season. And I’m learning that September is the right month for me to begin the deep work required to get the job done.
Is there any deep work pulling you to get started this autumn?
Listen to my interview with Peter Vankevich of WOVV 90.1 FM, Ocracoke’s Village Voice.
“Anything That Happens is a mature poetic inquiry into the ways early trauma can reverberate through the whole of a life—relationships, family, one’s sense of self. The poems are candid, sharp-edged and very well rendered. ”
—Mark Cox, author of Readiness: Prose Poems
Experience Christmas with Alamance Arts
Dec. 3 & 23, 6PM – Reading and Book Signing
If there is one thing I know, the Alamance Arts Council knows how to celebrate the holidays. Visit their website for a full schedule of events. Located in the Captain White House in Graham, NC.
McIntyre’s Books Sunday Poetry Series
January 29, 2023, 2PM
Featured reading followed by an open mic.
220 Market St. Pittsboro, NC
In October 2021, I started to restructure my web design business. The process involved integrating my creative writing life and skills. As it sits now, it will be 2023 before I am “up and running.” Until then, You might notice small changes to the website. Sign up for my newsletter to receive updates and my “Monthly Jaunt” blog.
“I don’t know that I have ever heard of a book of poetry being called a page-turner, but I opened it when it arrived in the mail, expecting to just take a quick peek and read the rest as I had more time, and ended up sitting down and devouring it. Just gorgeous”
—More reviews at Goodreads
September emanates a “coming home” aura. A renewal of belonging. It’s not the harvest that keeps me close to the house, preparing for winter. I’m not a farmer. I don’t even have a vegetable garden. Something deep in my bones–something creative, perhaps ancestral–pulls me to tend to my emotional soil in preparation for what I […]
Visiting Guano Point, located on the Grand Canyon’s west rim, was a lesson in walking meditation. With the 3,800-foot cliff only steps away, I walked slow and deliberate. I felt every wisp of breeze on my face. My mind expanded as it reached into every nook of stone carved from the power of flowing water. […]