Mirrors – An Amped-Up Version

Hello, All! How has your week gone so far? Are you enjoying spring? Last week for my birthday, I was given a MIDI controller, which is like a tiny, bluetooth keyboard. (Thanks a bunch, Mom and Dad!) Here’s how MIDI works: musicians of all sorts of instruments record each note at a studio, and then applications like GarageBand let you “play” those instruments through your keyboard or controller. This way, the […]

Judge – A Poem

Hello, Folks! What’s your favorite thing about this week so far? This week, I’d love to share a quick little poem I wrote called “Judge”, which muses on the tendency we humans have to bear a grudge. I hope you find it thought-provoking and enjoyable!

A Rainfall

Hello, and Happy February First! How is your week going? Today I have a poem written long ago. Well, about eight months ago, at least. I found it hiding in the “drafts” section, and decided that it would be brought out at last! I hope you enjoy it, and that it draws forth intriguing thoughts of your own!

Gold Dust – A Poem

Last week, I posted a poem by Emily Dickinson called “Hope.” I went on to create some poems of my own, one of which I would love to share with you today! Since poetry is even better read aloud, I made a recording of the poem as well. I hope you enjoy it, and may it give rise to deep thoughts and poetry of your own!

“A Lifetime and the Notes It Played” Short Story

Micah, Anna and I were playing piano. It was a game that I had played with my teacher, where someone tells you a word or scene, and you try to impart that emotion by creating music to describe it. After a while, we were flushed with triumph and enthusiastic at our musical success. “You should write a book about someone who remembers something important in her life every time she plays […]

Leona – Chapter Nineteen

Hello, Everyone! I’m here with the very last chapter of Leona. Wow. It has gone by so quickly. I’ve had so much fun posting my book over the last few weeks, and I thank you all for your kind and insightful comments! You made posting Leona a delight. 😉 I hope this final chapter resonates with you, and that the book brought you enjoyment! Chapter Nineteen I sat on the porch rail of […]