Kayak

I watched you glide across the lake in a yellow kayak. Your braid trailed in the clear water. I half expected the kayak's prow to lift free and slide silently up into the sunlight. Next time, if it does, will you take me with you? My kayak is red. —M.M. Watercolor "Kayaking Along the Shoreline"... Continue Reading →

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JOMO

Enjoy your choice. Just Be in time. This is the joy of missing out. —M.M. Note: JOMO was Word of the Day on dictionary.com Monday, May  13, 2019. It was defined as, "a feeling of contentment with one’s own pursuits and activities, without worrying over the possibility of missing out on what others may be... Continue Reading →

Sci-fi Haiku Contest Winner

Leading Edge Magazine is a science fiction and fantasy journal. Leading Edge has published work by writers such as Orson Scott Card and Brandon Sanderson (whose class I am taking.) I submitted several pieces earlier this year, and two of them, "Stuck" and "Touchdown Blues", were selected for publication in Issue 74. You can read "Touchdown Blues" online... Continue Reading →

Fearless

Fearless   Faith and fear may be opposed, but the two are not opposites. Do not be deceived. For faith is brighter, is stronger, is vaster, than pinched-up, fist-clenched, pitiable fear. —M.M. Watercolor by Maria Raczynska. Watch a video of it being painted here. More poetry by M.M. here.

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