Tag Archives: creative writing

Night Post, February 15, 2018

      Don’t go out into that night. My gosh, Susan, only down the street.  Light everywhere.  You know every house here.  What is wrong? Just don’t go.  Not now.  Not tonight. I won’t, of course.  But why?  Why … Continue reading

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morning poem. January 3, 2018

  In the shade of the frosted evergreens And in the cold evening twilight The snow on the hilltop is dull blue ‘ In the morning pasture The cattle tracks mottle in mud The snow is thin and sparse And … Continue reading

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morning poem, December 12, 2017

James 1: 6-8   . . . he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed. 7 For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord. 8 A double minded man is unstable in all … Continue reading

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New Chapter

Readers; Some of you who have hung around this blog for some time will know that I started a couple of new novels early in 2017 and then just dropped them altogether.  That’s not an unusual thing for writers.  CS … Continue reading

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Waking

    Walk quietly into the early morning And be expectant There are secrets here That will reveal themselves someday The dreams of men and women All of whom are gone on, now Who once lived behind these doors Are … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, November 25, 2017

  Walk quietly into the early morning And be expectant There are secrets here That will reveal themselves someday The dreams of men and women All of whom are gone on, now Who once lived behind these doors Are bright … Continue reading

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How to Write A Poem (#3)

  Dream And believe the dream Ignore the stale, flat voice That tells you “no.” . Fly like an arrow to the distant, echoing song The music behind the mountain The sound beyond the sea And hum along as best … Continue reading

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morning poem #2, November 23, 2017

    Listen! The day beckons Even this grey Tuesday is full of promise and mystery Why don’t you give it a chance Forget your precious disappointment Forget your weakness And dive into the wind

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morning poem, November 23, 2017

    The first light of morning lies in lines across the lawn The blades of grass, white and brittle with the frost Make their own low shadows And this world looks like one, for this moment Where creatures unimagined … Continue reading

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How To Write a Poem (#2)

  Close your eyes and listen Not to the birds or to the sound of the cars swishing by on the street outside Not to the tick of the clock Hear what is inside Look hard into that memory bank … Continue reading

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