Agate just published this poem I wrote about the loss of a treasured tree and the new life that enters through the void of loss. Please take the extra step to hop on out to Agate to read this piece. … Continue reading
Posted in Beginnings, Endings, Entering the void, Loss, Love Poem, Minnesota, Nature photo, poem, Poetry, Science and Arts, Transformation Through Loss
Tagged #AgateMag #NaturePoetry, #nature, Beginnings, Endings, Grief, Letting Go, Loss, Love Poem, patterns, Photography, Poetry, Writing
Kind of a thrill to be a part of a graduation processional again at age 46. Carpe Diem!
Posted in Creative Nonfiction, Endings, Graduation, MFA in nonfiction, MFA in Writing, Value of MFA
Tagged Bay Path University, Commencement, Creative Nonfiction, Endings, Graduation, Memoir, Writing
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Normally, by this point in the school week, I would have long since written the requisite blog post for my Immersion in Publishing class. This week, however, I’ve been dragging my heels. When I paused to assess the reason for … Continue reading
Posted in Beginnings, Child Leaving, Creative Nonfiction, Divorce, End of co-parenting with ex, Endings, Kate Whouley, Loss, MFA in nonfiction, MFA in Writing, poem, Poetry, publishing, publishing career, Value of MFA, Writing, Writing Angst
Tagged Beginnings, Commencement, Divorce, End of co-parenting, Endings, Entering the void, Graduation, Letting Go, Loss, MFA graduate, Poetry, Waiting, Writing
You are the seed I am contemplating, as if I were soil feeling nourished enough to offer a place for deep roots, as if I were grounded. I am like a traveler, however, passing through; sections of me eroding, year after year.
Posted in flash poetry, Loss, Love Poem, Nature photo, poem, Poetry, Writing
Tagged Loss, Love Poem, micro poetry, Photography, Poetry, Traveling, Writing
I am posting this video, a “flash seminar,” for my Immersion in Publishing class; it’s one of the final assignments of my MFA in creative nonfiction program. I graduate in just a few weeks! I am experiencing a mix of … Continue reading