Friday, August 21, 2015
Archive for Pithy Poems
Sunday, July 12, 2015
A fun little song inspired by the empty cicada shell left grasping the tree trunk. I remember playing with those things as a kid and who can ever forget the unique sound they make. Enjoy!
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Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Another song sung by the elephants in my MG novel, Song of the Lost Clan. I compiled this one into a graphic that you can check out here.
(chanted in a perfect fourth)
March ahead, march ahead, ….
Step by step.
Mile by mile.
We make our way along trails in style.
Monday, April 20, 2015
Check out my latest song. Or more to the point, the elephant character Baingana’s song.
Burbling, gurgling water at play,
Where have you come? Somewhere far and away?
Trickling happily over the moss,
Do you murmur of places that we have lost?…
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Cancer treatment is a roller coaster of hope and despair; excitement and dread; and a lot of pain. Here’s a poem compiled of some select song lyrics that I found particularly appropriate at various times during my treatment (diagnosis, medical prep, chemo, surgery, radiation, recovery). Can you name all 14 songs? What songs have helped you through the process?