A YEAR TO LIVE

Life is short. Once you realize that, the question becomes: How do you choose to live it? In 2004, when I turned 50, three very special people in my life suddenly passed away in a span of eight weeks. Nancy Kalita, a best friend from highschool. My  angel of a mom at…

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YOU AND I

  I’d like to encourage you, dear readers and writers, to consider dabbling in poetry. Poetry offers you a way to express your inner thoughts, feelings and ideas in a simple, concentrated way. You can choose to rhyme or write in free verse. You can say outlandish things, and make…

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KEEP YOUR DREAMS ALIVE!

“Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.” — Wilma Rudolph Imagine you’re not who you think you are. What if you’re actually much greater than you’ve imagined?  You’re a…

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A SPECIAL FRIEND

Have you ever considered writing poetry to express yourself? Poetry offers a fun way to take a “snapshot” of life.  Poems can transport you to a new place, share your ideas, and allow you to eternally savor a feeling, an experience or an event. But more than that, poetry gives…

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