There is no homelike place
only an empty space
where once the toys were piled
a legend, etched in pencil on a wall
growth of a child
meticulously charted, inch by inch
and line by loving line
too easily erased…
Continue reading by downloading the latest copy of Free Verse Revolution literary magazine, which this month has the theme of Hestia (hearth & home). This is one of my ‘golden oldie’ poems, but when I saw the call for submissions on this theme, I felt compelled to submit it. Many thanks to editor Kristiana for all her hard work in producing this beautiful publication. The publication features the work of many talented poets, and I can’t wait to read my copy!
In other news…you might notice I’m not around the blogosphere so much, as work on my novel continues. I’m really happy with my progress, around 46,000 words through a structural edit, and I think it is shaping up nicely. Stay tuned for updates, and have a wonderful weekend!