Leonard Cohen was a Canadian Singer, Songwriter, Poet, and Author. The body of work he left behind is honest, prolific, and profound. While the lyrics to "Hallelujah" don't constitute traditional "classic poetry," they feel comforting to me in these pandemic days we share. I invite you to give a listen to the video version shared … Continue reading Hallelujah, Classic Poems Presented by Go Dog Go Cafe Baristas
Something to think about:My stepfather, a custom home builder, taught me the basics of carpentry: “measure twice, cut once.” Sounds simple enough, but it takes discipline and an investment in time to slow down and repeat the measurement, and the power saw can be unforgiving. Many are the boards wasted by a few mismarked millimeters. … Continue reading WRITER’S WORKSHOP I, Week 1, The Fastball
Exciting News! I am going to be hosting a weekly Writer’s Workshop here on Saturdays, beginning March 7th. Please join me for a fun, challenging opportunity to stretch your writing skills in this friendly environment. I love the group at GDG! I’m thrilled to be joining you, especially in a format that explores the power … Continue reading Exciting News!
I wish to ride upon a wave of daydreams, To leave this slice of boring gray life. Run with me upon a mountains edge, That we may find ourselves floating upon a sea of stars. Dance with me around this delicious fire, As creatures of our childhood share with us their feast. Sing will we … Continue reading Run Away With Me- Michael Erickson
young seedlings await positive nods from the sun plentiful downloads vanishing winter tender seeds discover life germinated thoughts summoning spring the last snowflake bids adieu nature works lively © Franci Eugenia Hoffman A gander at me – I enjoyed a dedicated career in the insurance industry for over 20 years being rewarded … Continue reading Preparations – Eugenia
By Charles Robert Lindholm POETRY = Childhood Memories we've recaptured Copyright © 2017 Charles Robert Lindholm - The Reluctant Poet All Rights Reserved - Please Come And View My Archives!!
By Charles Robert Lindholm POETRY = A Museum For Memories Copyright © 2017 Charles Robert Lindholm - All Rights Reserved
Go outside and play - magical words when you're a child - unheard as an adult. But is it really? Go out in the world and play. Like playing a character in a theatrical performance or on film...we slip into characters from the moment we wake up. And like in many superhero films and theatre, … Continue reading THROWBACK FRIDAY: Play
By Charles Robert Lindholm Poetry = Wordsmiths Forging Love Poems Copyright © 2017 Charles Robert Lindholm - The Reluctant Poet All Rights Reserved - Please Come View My Blog Archives!!
Bind me to this weathered wood, With your words of honeyed spite. Your wrath is kindled stack up high, Beneath my begging knees. With your mouth you sew resentment, Guised in support and love quite feigned. A knife in the dark glistens near, Waiting for my mind to rise. You are an expansive spider, With … Continue reading A Glowing Brand- Michael Erickson