The DitchRider's Blog – October 2011 Archive (5)

The Sunday Poem: Mark Weber... Violins for your Journey

This short piece with its ironic kick at the end is from the wonderful…

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Added by The DitchRider on October 30, 2011 at 8:00am — 6 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Kenneth P. Gurney... Enlarging the Day

If you can write a good love poem you are already walking in a smiling world.  This poem is packed with so many images the reader is sure to find one that touches his or her heart.  My favorite is, "the picture I drew on a cafe napkin / of your lovely face eating strawberries."  But the fact of the matter…

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Added by The DitchRider on October 23, 2011 at 8:00am — 6 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Katarina K. Guarascio... Poetry Didn't Save My Life

There is no getting around how deeply involved a poet gets with his or her own muse.  It is always a passionate yet respectful relationship.

 

Katarina K. Guarascio is the author of two chapbooks of poetry and two book length publications, A Scattering of Imperfections, and newly…

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Added by The DitchRider on October 16, 2011 at 8:00am — 8 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Stewart S. Warren... Santa Barbara Canyon in Autumn Rain

Even the title of this poem is full of Enchantment.  Santa Barbara Canyon is on the north side of the Pecos Wilderness and is much loved by those who have been there.  And this morning as I post this piece while sitting in the lobby of the El Pueblo Lodge in Taos...well, let's just say that under the dusting of…

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Added by The DitchRider on October 9, 2011 at 8:00am — 6 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Barbara Byers... You may fall.

I have fallen so many times...and in so many ways.  Once while riding my bicycle across Kansas, on a windless day with a flat road and no traffic, I rode my bike and trailer right into a deep ditch.  It was one painful fall in a life full of them.  This poem captures all that…

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Added by The DitchRider on October 2, 2011 at 8:00am — 12 Comments

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