NaPoWriMo Week One: Kitchen Magic

My first NaPoWriMo goal--to read a poem every day--was an easy pleasure. Whether I picked a poem at random to read aloud at the end of the day or read several poems in quiet quick succession on the subway, I looked forward to the daily routine. My second NaNoWriMo goal--to write one poem every week--is… Continue reading NaPoWriMo Week One: Kitchen Magic

Speaking of women who changed my life

This post was originally published on Peachleaves When I was in 7th grade, I won a prize in the final round of this citywide writing competition in Memphis called Wordsmith.  (Actually, I did this a few other years as well--I  had nothing better to do, really--but this particular time was formative.)  The contest organizers held… Continue reading Speaking of women who changed my life