Hi All,

I thought I would just share this bit of awesome news that I received from the ‘Works for Publication’ group. They have selected one of my poems to include in the groups’ first Anthology. The piece they chose is ‘Sorrow’.
I am so honored!! Thrilled! Absolutely beside myself crazy with joy!!! Can’t wait to see the finished product.
And if you aren’t a member of the ‘Words for Publication’ group….go join now!! A great, vibrant group with amazing moderators!
Thanks to all you guys who take the time to read my stuff and give me encouragement!

Elephantine Error Message

I know that there is very little of me relfected here on RedBubble and as a newbie who has had a couple of months to climatize myself, I have been feeling somewhat irresponsible for traipsing through the creative minds of the rest of you without having offered up anything of myself. I have been re-working a piece during those months and was ready to post it this past Thursday. I haven’t been able to do so, I’ve been struck down on the wrong side of a very persistent error blockade. No longer just an error ‘message’, it has morphed into an enormous impediment….a straight-faced monolithic barricade that has spawned dozens of elephantine barricades just as impassive as the one before!! Days worth of attempts to post my writing have been met with a message indicating the Extract box exceeded …

Sunk In

So, thought this might be a good opportunity for those who wish to get to know a litle about me. It seems I’ve had a revelation this morning eleven years in the making and I’m told that when things of this sort occur the best path to take is toward the journal. So here I go….…

It is into year eleven and it may have just now sunk in. That phrase ‘sunk in’ is so appropriate…when the knowing of a thing finally becomes a reality beyond the brain…my stomach first takes a wild turn upward, like riding in the back seat of my fathers’ car as he travels over hills and dips…but then the excitement of the new reality vanishes as the nature of that reaity becomes clear…and my stomach drops like a stone dragging along my heart with it. My hands begin to tremble and my lips begin to quiver. So many days
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