On Beating The Odds And Beautifying The World

"...Now, they are fields of chemical and machine. Man is replacing himself with the things he has made. It is the crop duster, not the dove, that flies overhead. The large metal birds swoop down low and drop the poison that protects the plants. But who will protect us? The hopelessness has been inherited. These … Continue reading On Beating The Odds And Beautifying The World

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Borne Back Ceaselessly Into The Past

  Hister, History, Hysteria “Beasts ferocious with hunger will cross the rivers. The greater part of the battlefield will be against Hister. Into a cage of iron will the great one be drawn, when the child of Germany observes nothing.” – Nostradamus, 1555 Has humankind learned nothing? In school, the facts of the Third Reich … Continue reading Borne Back Ceaselessly Into The Past

Far Out…What A Day, A Year, A Life It Is. 

June 16th, 2017 5:45 p.m. About two hours ago, I was drowning. No one was around. I was paddling frantically, and each time my face barely broke above the surface, my mouth filled with dirty lake water as I attempted to scream or draw a quick, panicked breath before I sank back down into darkness. … Continue reading Far Out…What A Day, A Year, A Life It Is. 

I Guess I’ll Pack Up My Mind

For spring break 2017, I took my daughter Lana and her boyfriend Michael on vacation. Another long road trip to Florida... I thought about going to California, but that is WAYYY too long to drive, and airfare for three people was a ridiculous price. Florida has the nicest, clearest water within decent driving distance.  Besides, … Continue reading I Guess I’ll Pack Up My Mind

You’ll Get Nothing, And Like It

This just in:  Jenn has a thing for...Chevy Chase? Entry from my dream journal, April 17th, 2017: As the dream begins, I find myself standing alone in a hotel room.  I barely have enough time to wonder what the hell's going on, when in walks a Caddyshack-era Chevy Chase. Me:  Woah. Chevy Chase:  Darling!  I'm … Continue reading You’ll Get Nothing, And Like It

Oh So Much Ding Dong

  Yearly Recap ----------------------------- Hello readers!  Time to say goodbye and good riddance to 2016, the year that shook me to the core and gave my country a ding-donging idiot for president (I DIDN'T VOTE FOR HIM). But it wasn't all bad. Here are a few of my favorite moments from the past twelve months... … Continue reading Oh So Much Ding Dong

Bow From The Waist. Accept Your Kudos.

Above -- reading on my big night. Dress: vintage from the 1970's, just like me...purchased from Pretty Penny antique clothing boutique, California. Glasses:  KLiiK, Denmark. Hello, readers!  I was recently the feature poet at Kollective Coffee and Tea in Hot Springs, and I wanted to share a few photos from that magical evening... 👆🏼Snippet from … Continue reading Bow From The Waist. Accept Your Kudos.