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…

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…