What’s Your Game?

Some people don't like to play games. I hear that, especially if you are the game.But let's leave that for another person's blog and talk about games you can play with your family, shall we?Do you like card games? Spades, Spit, Uno, Canasta, Poker?What about board games? Life, Guess Who, Monopoly, Sorry, Chutes and Ladders?How … Continue reading What’s Your Game?

True love, or: Simulacrum — The Skeptic’s Kaddish 🇮🇱

Poetry Partners #175 ‘Does He Love Me?’, a ‘Quadrenz’ by Kaci Rigney Does he try to love me, or does it come to him like a calming breeze? I wonder, does he try to love me or is it a mystery?—beautiful and sweet Do sparks fly with simple smiles or touch? Does he sport, or […] … Continue reading True love, or: Simulacrum — The Skeptic’s Kaddish 🇮🇱

Chasing Love: Waiting Here

It's a joy to write poetry and to share this gift with others. "Waiting Here" is a poem from the first of three e-books in A Love Trio: Chasing Love, Finding Love, and Losing Love. I wanted to showcase lovely art created by Kolleen Singleton. This beautifully illustrated e-book series will help you wile away … Continue reading Chasing Love: Waiting Here

Need a Gift?

Need a last-minute Valentine's Day gift? A beautiful gift for your Valentine! A LOVE TRIO: Chasing Love, Finding Love, and Losing Love!! LAUNCH PRICE $15 for the trio. Wow! Now through St. Patricks Day! AVAILABLE NOW! ($25 for the trio after that.) The Love Trio are beautifully illustrated e-books filled with poems about unrequited love, … Continue reading Need a Gift?


Alliteration is one of my favorite writing devices. Alliteration uses the same initial consonant sound as nearby words. Snakes slither silently. The idea is sound, not necessarily letter. So, kind and knit don’t work, but Newton the gnu with pneumonia knew how to knit nicely does. G’s have a hard and soft sound. So gentle … Continue reading Alliteration