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What Does ‘Confidence’ Mean to a Poet?

I am embarrassed to tell you how much I struggle with wanting to be a great poet versus feelings of unworthiness about recognition.  I think these feelings are burned into…Read More »

Surprise Publication: Poem Your Heart Out

Last April one of my FB friends referenced a Writer’s Digest Poem-a-Day challenge.  Each day a poetry prompt was given, poets wrote on that theme and then posted it to the…Read More »

SO THANKFUL FOR MY GRANT!!!

I was recently informed that I received a GAP (Grants for Artist Projects) award from Artist Trust of Washington (www.artisttrust.org).   I am so excited and so deeply honored.  I have…Read More »

Writers Digest

During the month of April, Writers Digest sponsored Poem-a-Day writing prompts. After writing a poem based on the theme, poets could post it to Robert L. Brewer’s blog. There were…Read More »