I've posted a new poem, "Lungs Know of Grief", written to mark my late brother's 63rd birthday tomorrow.
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It's so satisfying to complete a project and have it enjoyed and appreciated by others. The fourth story, Truly Free, in my Turning the Tide series of novels has now been released. This series is based on my family history in Australia, beginning with the first fleet of convicts who arrived on our shores in 1788. It's been a fascinating venture for me to research and then to write the stories of survival, courage, tragedy, overcoming, love and endurance. There's lots of facts in my…Continue
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I enjoy reading inspirational books. Hearing His Whispers by Lauren Miller not only inspired me, but it taught me to become a more committed believer in God.
Along with the inspirations came many hours of non-stop tears. Can you imagine at the young age of 38 going through a divorce and at the same time fighting for your life? Well, Lauren Miller was…Continue
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Sunday's Thought for the Day comes from Toshiro Ogura, a Hiroshima survivor quoted in Rahna Reiko Rizzuto's memoir Hiroshima in the Morning.
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I've posted a new poem, "What Light Fell Then Burned After", inspired by a Holocaust Remembrance event I attended this past Sunday. I've included an audio recording of the poem.
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Today's post is a brief look at the marvelous documentary "Poetry of Resilience":
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One of my preoccupations has to do with the incredible survival ability of human beings--and, specifically, how artists keep going when jobs consume, health fails, crises hit. This weekend I will be privileged to run a guest post by poet Wendy Brown-Baez, who writes about how poetry rescued her in…Continue
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Stacey Lennert felt she was her daddy’s little princess. Her fantasy turned into a nightmare when at the age of nine, daddy raped her. When the man began to force himself on her younger sister, Stacey decided to take action. She shot and killed her father who had raped and sodomized her for a decade.…Continue
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