Keep it Short


“Bend like the grass
that you do not break.”
Kamala Markandaya

Blogging Tip: Keep posts short. Microfiction, micropoetry, quotes and tweets are popular for that very reason. They’re short. Break longer ideas into a series of shorter posts. Continue reading

Poem Published


If I was a rooster, I’d be crowing from the rooftop to announce the publication of the Best of Today’s Little Ditty Anthology: 2014-2015 (Volume 1).

I’m honored to have my poem, Seed for Thought, selected out of hundreds written in response to challenges by established authors and editors including Lee Bennett Hopkins, J. Patrick Lewis, Bob Raczka, and Rebecca M. Davis. Continue reading

Sister Blue Won First Place!

First Place Winner at NY Literary Magazine


One of my poems, Sister Blue, won First Place at NY Literary MagazineSister Blue will be published in the NY Literary Magazine anthology, Awake, in December 2016. Awake will be available in print or as a free kindle download. Continue reading