where the rain clouds were
I now see Orion’s Belt
a cold winter’s walk
The clear sky this evening, a welcome reprieve from the recent gloom. Made for a lovely, if rather cold, evening walk.
How was your evening?
A light mist outside
Delightfully warm within
My grandfather’s voice
My grandparents started coming to Edmonds’ Pancake Haus when it opened, and remained faithful customers til the end. My wife and I go somewhat regularly, enough that the staff recognize our son and ask about him. This connection brings me joy.
Do have any place with similar connections?
This reminds of great advice given to me by myriad mentors: to become a better writer, read more, read deeply, delight in great writing.
To learn more about Kwame Dawes, check out his bio on Poetry Foundation.
Great advice for the new poet…and for the old. Of course today we always have our phone with us, capturing our thoughts, poem scraps along with photos. There’s research supporting pen-and-paper’s superiority, for what that’s worth. Ultimately, the best solution is the one you use. As long as you’re confident in capturing your ideas, your brain can focus on creation.