Eclipse (Poem)

This time last year, My son slept on the couch; My girl was inconsolable; My husband, just as much.   This time last year, I hobbled on a cane; I struggled with the staircase; My kids drove me insane.   This time last year, I got no sleep at all; My son was throwing I-Pads,…

Death and Other Ailments

When I was in law school, I had the good fortune to be chosen as a research assistant to a law professor who was trying to write a book on Plain English.  This was the late 80’s. I was a fair to middling law student, and was quite thrilled to have been chosen for anything. …

Choosing a Major

The other day I was going over my daughter’s college transcript so far.  She is halfway through and getting ready to choose a major.  The college has actually been pestering her to choose for over a year now. Ever since she was barely a sophomore.  Probably because she passed the 60 credit-hour mark early, having…

Moon Ate the Dark (poetry submission)

This is my submission, reblogged from Brave and Reckless‘ “Moon Ate the Dark” writing prompt. You will find lots of interesting poetry on this blog. I am really excited and pleased by the amount of submissions I received for the Moon Ate the Dark Writing Prompt Challenge.   I intend to post all of the submissions…