poetry wednesday : new year’s poem

New Year’s Poem By Margaret Avison  The Christmas twigs crispen and needles rattle Along the window-ledge.              A solitary pearl Shed from the necklace spilled at last week’s party Lies in the suety, snow-luminous plainness Of morning, on the...

book stack tuesday : my best of 2014

I read a lot. It all started when I was a kid. Under a quilt with a flashlight, staying up far past my bedtime, I cheated sleep for the love of the word, those pages I longed to touch and move, one by one, from the front of a book to the back (in magazines, however, I...

entering a new year

There are a lot of words of wisdom about starting a new year–choosing a word for the year to represent your intention, for example (we all need some way to make decisions, and a word is as good as any other metric). Pinterest is full of pins about organizing...