Posts Tagged With: poetry

Poem for My Late Grandfather

My maternal grandfather passed away last month. This past weekend, I joined my family for a celebration of his life. I wrote the following poem to honor his memory. How Do You Measure a Lifetime? How do you measure a lifetime? Count the days and years that passed The friends, children, and grandchildren left behind […]

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Kylara and the Dragon

Wings darken the sky over the fields of grain Children cry in terror and flee before the wind Families lock their doors, but still the village burns The dragon eats his fill without a challenge to his claim Messengers run down the roads ahead of the flames Calling warriors and mages to save them from […]

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Deleted Scene: Poetry Slam

Today, I’ve posted a deleted scene from the book on You can read “Poetry Slam” to see one of the scenes that didn’t make it into the novel. It takes place sometime after Rosa’s full moon flight but before the kiss. There’s more context before the scene on the other site. There were a […]

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Poetry Project

I’ve been up to my ears in poetry these past few days. I have a black, hardbound sketch book where I’ve been writing down all my poems neatly so I have them all in one volume — and it’s a huge sketch book, so it should take me years to fill it up with poems. […]

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