Category Archive: Poetry

Sonnet VII

  Shall I compare you to a summer sunrise? You are more fiery and fair. Illuminating more flowers with your chocolate eyes Shining more through your glossy hair.       Shall I… Continue reading

On President’s Day: A Poem

Pardon me a moment; I’ve got something to say. Shhh, honey, don’t interrupt. Mommy’s talking; Now, what was I saying? Oh, yes. I want a woman president today!     I want a… Continue reading

Death by Mountain Lion

People ask me if I’m afraid to live with my kids out in the woods with all the dangers. Aren’t I afraid of mountain lions? I guess people don’t stop to think how… Continue reading

For Instant Spring, Just Add Water

It’s spring everywhere! After a drought, the few bursts of rain have brought everything to life. For instant spring, just add water. The creek is flowing. The ponds are full. Mallards are paired… Continue reading

Score Another One for Homeschooling

We homeschool, but on the books we’re public school students. We run our homeschool through an independent study charter school, Ocean Grove. In exchange for meeting with an Education Specialist once a month… Continue reading

Ode to Giovanni

Sing in me, Muse, and tell the story of that boy, skilled in ways not measured by tests; that lifter of rocks and low spirits; who reads not books, but hearts; Giovanni The… Continue reading