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You probably don’t hear much from we poets until this month of April, National Poetry Month. That’s the delicious thing about poetry, it’s still a bit cloaked in mystery.  It’s quietly coloring way outside the lines of regular language where only the wickedly curious and vividly sensual dare go. There is writing and then there is poetry.  Poetry plays with words, teases them, roughs them up, twists and leverages their power in ways regular language can’t tolerate. As a writer and a poet, I know this to be true: writing can be foreplay butRead More
You may often hear passion described as the “little voice” that calls you to bring forth into the world your innate talents and gifts.  That may be, but do not let this choice of words fool you.  The voice calling you to pursue your passion may sound “little” but the true realization of the power of passion is like discovering that you have wings the expanse of the universe.  Even the slightest movement of these wings creates tremendous force.  Passion lifts you up in ways people rarely speak about stronglyRead More