Owed to Mundanity

Bring it on, Monday, hit me with your best shot!  I am ready for you: Y'all like my Monday face? I had hoped to astonish you today with a brilliant poem, a glittering monument to my stunning skill and my felicitous facility with words, but this is all I came up with.  I know you'll … Continue reading Owed to Mundanity

A Proclamation

Hello lovely friends and fellow Bloggers, and good day to you all!  I, Denny, a tiny fish in a really freakin' big pond, happy and fortunate prince of my own minuscule domain, do hereby declare and bestow upon you all the freedom to have an awesome day of peace, joy, and relative ease and heap … Continue reading A Proclamation

Elegy for a Stillborn Pastoral

I have been distraught by my failure to produce a single new poem so far this month, of all months the one during which I should, right?  What vague inspiration I have enjoyed lately has been insufficient for sustained poetic creation.  Until today.  Enjoy, y'all, and please let me know what you think. Elegy for … Continue reading Elegy for a Stillborn Pastoral

We Created a Beautiful Monster

Thank y'all very much for your love of yesterday's post, "10 Bloggers, 300 Words Each".  That project was way too much fun.  I didn't realize it at the time, but the awesome Bloggers with whom I collaborated and I have apparently created a monster with the fictional Darla Nyte world we developed in that story. … Continue reading We Created a Beautiful Monster

All Smiles

Last month, I was greatly gratified by the response to my post, "Funny at the Grocery Store", which featured my awesome, beautiful kids.  When I saw the Daily Post prompt "glimmer" this morning, I instantly thought of them.  Not because there's anything faint or wavering about their inner light, but because they shine.  Radiantly and … Continue reading All Smiles

3 Days, 3 Quotes: Day 2

Thank you, my friend Sophia at Sophia Ismaa Writes, for tagging me in this 3-day challenge.  If you haven't already, I hope y'all will visit Sophia's radiant blog, which far outshines my own. Sophia offered a terrific quote today about human savagery from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, so I reckon I'll play off that same theme … Continue reading 3 Days, 3 Quotes: Day 2