Writing Songs

Writing Songs

I do not read music or have the ability to write music. I haven’t the faintest idea where to put a half-note or a treble clef, etc. However, the Lord has decided to give me some songs. I wake up in the middle of the night with a melody running through my head, or...
Turning a New Leaf

Turning a New Leaf

At my age, some things are not as important as they were and I am downsizing with one of my Facebook pages. I’ve spent years writing; from the time I was around 12 years old. I’ve learned a lot in these 70 years; written articles, 9 Biblical Fiction novels, a book of...
To My Husband

To My Husband

Come walk with me, my love, my dear When twilight dims the sky Along the soft, deserted sands, Let it be you and I. Please take my hand as long ago When love was young and new You scooped a sand crab up for me From waters azure blue. I hummed a song that came to mind,...
Motherhood

Motherhood

Three noisy, squirming bundles That bellowed out their woes, And motherhood was thrust on me With tiny hands and toes. Sleep soon became uncommon As they made their presence known, But how I treasured early hours And special times alone. When cooing became language...
Taking the Train

Taking the Train

In past years I used to drive up to my oldest son’s in Simi Valley, the other side of Los Angeles. It usually took about 3 hours with the traffic and was a very taxing trip. Then my son suggested I take the train. The Coaster goes up the coast for quite a ways before...
New Poetry and a Musical

New Poetry and a Musical

Had fun revising my poetry book, “Wings of the Wind” with White Glove Publishing through my agent, Joyce Hart.  Took out some of the poems and added others that had been written more recently.  The company that published the book before with all my friend Dixie...