Two thirds

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Hi! Hi! Hi! We’re two thirds of the way through the month. How are you doing on the poem-a-day-until-May challenge? So far my count is… Pretty good! Hopefully I’ll keep writing daily for the rest of the month. I haven’t skipped a day yet. That picture up top? I took that on a walk in […]

The Joy Formidable

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Last Sunday night we drove across the border into New York and down in an Albany-ish direction to see one of my favorite bands of the past two years, The Joy Formidable. In the fall of 2011, I stumbled across this list on Paste’s website of the best new bands of the year. That’s where […]

40% of the month

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Hello on this rainy, sleety day! It’s hard to believe that it was in the 60s for most of the past week and now it looks and sounds like a dreary November day out there. I wanted to write an update with my progress on the Poem A Day challenge. When I last wrote on […]

Quarter through April

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The other day when I wrote about the poem a day challenge, I thought it was a neat idea but personally, I wasn’t planning on keeping up with it every day. Normally when I write poetry, I’ll be in the midst of a poetic burst and churn out a bunch at once and then nothing […]

Trail map

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For three years we lived in Northampton, Massachusetts, and twenty feet from our front door was the bike trail. The city converted a disused railway track into a bike trail, so it’s often referred to as the rail trail. Last year, the Friends Of Northampton Trails and Greenways held a photo contest. They were looking […]

April

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Hello and welcome to April, National Poetry Month! Writers Digest is having a Poem A Day Until May challenge. Will you participate? Actually, will I participate? Maybe. While I think the world could use a lot more poetry, I personally don’t like to be under the gun and feel like I have to write something […]