Moka Madness, latte, humor, muse, writing

Moka Madness

Moka Madness I have sad news to report. After going missing, Muse Brad has been found, but he’s in bad shape.  After a series of breakdowns, attacks, escapes, and affairs, Muse Brad has contracted a new strain of fever called Moka Madness. He can’t eat, sleep, or do anything except think of the divine Moka…

missing muse

Missing Muse

Missing Muse My writing muse has been missing in action for a while. My fanciful friend, Muse Brad, seems to have left the premises. I persist in writing because I’m a stubborn cuss, but my writing feels flat and forced. Or maybe I have a new muse that is all about writing schedules ala D. Wallace’s…

Lua, ceramics, poetry

Dancing with Lua

Dancing with Lua ~ I met a girl named Lua she filled me with Kahlúa then began to dance I fell into a trance this girl had super fine moves with some serious grooves she was the life of the party a girl so gay and arty Lua is the girl for me I’m happy to…

Bridesmaids, Lua, love

Calling Cupid

Calling Cupid ~ this boy is ready for romance happy feet itching to dance ready for rock, roll, or swing or maybe two-step is your thing ~ dance into these tender arms surrendering to the charms with promises to nurture your heart giving romance a joyful start ~ Once again I’ve enjoyed letting my imagination…

painting, poetry

Splish Splash Wrath

Splish Splash Wrath © Vera Komnig, Painting #364 ~ splish splash wrath I was taking a bath the bubbles were glowing my excitement overflowing ~ words splishing and splashing with phrases so smashing a playful stew of co-creation filled the plot with ideation ~ my muse was perplexing with thoughts too vexing so we must say…

Thanksgiving, satire

Turkey Tribute

Turkey Tribute ~ turkeys falling like gifts from the sky as American as apple pie giving thanks is why we celebrate this day marking a day to get out of our own way fatten the birds to stuff and dress look out kitchen here comes the mess a bountiful meal with potatoes, cranberry, and pie…

All Saints Day Franciscan Media

Haunted or Hallowed?

Haunted or Hallowed ~ hateful warlords corporate mouthpieces media hysteria fearful mobs endless wars systemic poverty climate crisis ~ connections life and death opportunities hidden in challenges will we divide in fear or unify in love choices are looming the time is now hallowed be thy name ~ All Saints’ Day, aka All Hallows’ Day, All…

Lua, ceramics, poetry, play

Lingering with Lua

Lingering with Lua ~ lingering in his gaze filled with curiosity sweet and innocent ~ her beauty shines forth to bedazzle and beguile playful dreams begin ~ Lua and Drake are two of Belén Soto’s latest ceramic characters that have inspired my imagination. You can see the rest of her fanciful art at Cerámica Belén Soto.  

sideways shuffle

Sideways Shuffle

Sideways Shuffle I’ve been doing the sideways shuffle for a long time. In case you’re not familiar with this silly dance, grab a partner and prepare to boogie! Here’s my version of the sideways shuffle. ~ Shuffle to the right. Shuffle to the left. Slide step right. Slide step left. Hop, spin around and repeat…

Full Moon Madness

Strawberry Moonbeams

Strawberry Moonbeams The strawberry moonbeams stir fruitful dreams!  🙂 ~ The photo above was taken by North Watt, a local stone balancer, philosopher and photographer. Gravity Whispers is a website featuring photos of the unique and temporal art of stone balancing. Explore and enjoy! It was a beautiful full moon last night. The full moon was called…