Author Archives: makinglittlecircle

half-moon

Half moon in the night sky as real as a life lived. Someone says goodbye. Someone leaves without a word.  A story begins and ends tonight. My half moon mourns in the sky. The air is scented with the epilogue … Continue reading

Posted in creative writing, life, poem, post of the day, ramblings | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Thursday: Thoughtful Poems

Ode I. 11 Leucon, no one’s allowed to know his fate, Not you, not me: don’t ask, don’t hunt for answers In tea leaves or palms. Be patient with whatever comes. This could be our last winter, it could be … Continue reading

Posted in poem, poetry, post of the day, quotes | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

New Poem Out In Soliloquies Anthology 22.2

  New Poem In Soliloquies Anthology 22.2 Read my new poem “Burmese Way to Socialism 1989”  in Soliloquies Anthology 22.2. Flip through the virtual book. Mine is on Page 16.

Posted in annoucement, creative writing, poetry, post of the day, publication, writing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Exta! Extra!

Hello friends, Hope your week is off to a good start. Just want to mention that one of my poems was featured in Soliloquies Anthology 22.2 issue, and another one was recently accepted by  Tinderbox Poetry Journal. The new poem … Continue reading

Posted in annoucement, Daily Writing, post of the day | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Show me

Before things get complicated and I not knowing how to navigate the waters rocking the boat. To say I have always known the ways will be a full blown lie. I get lost when the way is known by others. … Continue reading

Posted in creative writing, family, kids, life, poem, poetry, post of the day, writing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

of leaving

I am not supposed to mourn the loss of you.  There is no place in this culture where a parent is allowed to hold grief for a child’s leaving home: not this burning sorrow marring the skin. They say grow a … Continue reading

Posted in creative writing, empty nest, family, kids, life, love, motherhood, poem, poetry, post of the day, writing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

wandering

Reading your poem makes me want to read another poem about another room where i wandered from corner to corner then onto the next floor of this house some rich man gave to another rich man who then cried, Nothing … Continue reading

Posted in creative writing, poem, poetry, post of the day, writing | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Spring Fever

Days of rain. Winter hangs on, fingers firmly pulling on the white cloak. Traps us inside its concrete sky.  My mind is in the mist. One more day without sun and I start to think I am never going to … Continue reading

Posted in creative writing, life, poem, post of the day, prose | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

parenting aftermath

They leave and I stop baking  cupcakes cookies shortbread brownies muffins pancakes pies after pies: apple pumpkin blueberry summer tarts sweet breads with whipped butter. The trays stay clean crumb-less kitchen table hums a sorrow song  through its grains of … Continue reading

Posted in creative writing, family, life, love, motherhood, poem, poetry, post of the day, throwback | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Monday Mourning

Some people left quietly into the night with soft footsteps tender closing of eyes as if decades of their breath & width on this earth did not matter. No sirens stopped at their doorstep No gates flung open with a … Continue reading

Posted in creative writing, death, life, love, poetry, post of the day | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments