Shaping the River Into Words

"My heart bursts its banks, spilling beauty and goodness.   I pour it out in a poem to the king, shaping the river into words:" Psalm 45:1, The Message ~*~*~*~*~* Some people are artists who process their world through paint and pen, fabric, clay, paper. Thoughts become images or design, an expression of what's inside [...]

Why Creation is a Messy Process

It all began with my suitcase. I recently returned from a five day trip to Texas to see family and friends and attend a writer’s conference in the Austin area. I packed way too many clothes and shoes. And books. (One always miscalculates the amount of ‘free time’ to read while on a trip.) In [...]

Homing Orb {a poem}

  Sideways glancing, face atilt she watches, a wondering at our wandering, solemnly sees our not-seeing. How can they miss all this--- the faithful lumen bursting barren emptiness, Sun's reflection, co-anchoring the sky? They say there's a man in the moon who's in love with the girl in the world... but I think it's the [...]