NPR 2020 New Year's Resolution Challenge

14 Days into 2020 and I am trying not to bemoan the lack of progress on paying back my gross student loan. My plan to walk a mile every day has gone to blah because I can’t get over this bronchitis cough For two weeks I have not yet changed my diet to veggies and…

What is an everyday poet? Part I

Everyday life deserves description, and putting artful words together to share your experience with others can make you a poet. I chose the name everyday poet for this site because of my belief that everyone has the potential to be an everyday poet. It’s doesn’t matter how ordinary your life is or how little you…

Nora Ephron & Cioux

Introduction There have not been many direct applications of feminist criticism on the 1989, Nora Ephron film When Harry Met Sally. Many examinations of the movie focus on how enjoyable the movie is or how it reflects the lives of the people who made it. Feminism positively asserts itself in the movie through the career…

Touchtones

Finally the oxygen of a computer screen bright and crack it open like a new horizon in front of my eyes. Possibility staring back as a dark pierce of sun rising and blaring across the morning bed of ocean. The heat of new. Embark on a journey into the sea of marriage this August of…

Truth & Illusion

“I give you truth in the pleasant disguise of illusion” -Tom, The Glass Menagerie, by Tennessee Williams As an author who uses life experiences as inspiration for his work, Williams writes about the inner goings on of the Wingfield family, revealing their tragedies, their delusions and their dreams. As a caring brother, Williams lived with…

The Sparkle Lady

Friday Eve of the party, she donns the glitzy silver shoes to click around her room a bit. Yes, she’s ready for tomorrow. No make-up, hair swept back to indicate a fancy up-do, offset by the diamonds she models on her ears. Yes, in reality, they are rhinestones, but she sees diamonds. Her name is…